Summer Food series # 1 – Herby Tomato salad with pine nuts and cheese
Tomatoes, pine nuts and soft cheese We are still in March and its scorchingly hot in Bombay. Just the day before, the temperature touched a record 41 C (almost 106 F). I was blaming global warming, just to be informed that the reason was not global but very much local . The Summer Food Series that I
  • 4 tomatoesmedium (halved) and each cut (into third)
  • 2 cheesetrianges of (I used Laughing Cow, Feta would be nice too)
  • roughly (pinched) off
  • 1/2tsp basildried
  • 1/2tsp oreganodried
  • black pepperFreshly cracked
  • to taste Salt( If using feta, go easy on the salt)
  • 2tbsps pine nutslightly roasted
  • 1tbsp extra virgin olive oil( optional)
  1. In a bowl, mix in all the ingredients except nuts. Chill for an hour or so. Garnish with toasted nuts just before serving.
Recipe Notes

Serving suggestion

Spoon this salad between two slices of bread for a light, cold sandwich. I eat it just by itself.

BTW, today is STOP CYBERBULLYING DAY! So, I am not going to bully anyone to leave comments, its not like I have done it before….Hahaha.

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