This fresh and simple dish is perfect for late spring and early summer. A quickly seared tuna loin is melt-in-your-mouth juicy, can be cooked in minutes, and goes a very long way. With the ale-spiked dressing, this dish goes well with a craft lager laced with Citra hops and orange peel.
Switch out tuna for large prawns or organic boneless chicken breast, if preferred.
Given this dish is laced with orange and fennel, a fruity lager or IPA with notes of orange and lemon and subtle hints of hops works extremely well. Crisp and cold, it’s the perfect accompaniment when serving almost any gently prepared seafood dishes.
In small bowl, place dressing ingredients. Vigorously whisk together until emulsified. Set aside.
To make salad, peel oranges, making sure to remove bitter white pith. Cut orange between the membranes to make wedges. Place in large, shallow bowl. Separate radicchio into leaves; wash and blot dry. Add to orange wedges. Cut fennel bulb in half, reserving fronds. On mandoline, thinly shave fennel and then shallot. Add to oranges and radicchio. Set aside.
Preheat barbecue or dry grill pan until very hot. Brush tuna loin with oil. With mortar and pestle, crush fennel seeds, then rub into tuna to evenly coat. On barbecue or in grill pan, sear tuna until charred all over but still rare on the inside, about 4 minutes. Remove to cutting board to rest for a minute, then thickly slice and break into pieces
Give salad dressing a quick whisk. Drizzle over orange and radicchio mixture. Gently toss. Serve salad with tuna overtop. Garnish with fennel fronds.
This recipe is part of the Brewed Flavours collection.
This vibrant soup is a soul-soothing hug in a bowl. Blue and purple fruits and vegetables contain powerful antioxidants called anthocyanins that promote health and proper brain function. Apple swap Try swapping out the apples in this recipe for pears. Just like the apples, the subtle sweetness of pears helps balance out the earthiness of the cabbage.
Deep green fruits and vegetables are high on the list of health-promoting foods. Green foods have been shown to contain high amounts of antioxidants and nutrients that promote good cardiovascular health and can inhibit certain carcinogens. Serve this frittata alongside a leafy green salad for an unbeatable green culinary experience. Versatile leftovers Any leftover frittata makes a wonderful filling for a sandwich along with other thinly sliced vegetables you have on hand and a smear of hummus.
This creamy dip will be your go-to for dunking vegetables or for spooning over roast chicken or root vegetables as a sauce. Compounds found in fennel have been shown to stimulate the production of T-cells in our body, which, in turn, may help improve our immune response to infections. If white is right If you would like to stay on the white theme, try serving this dip with an array of white vegetables such as endive leaves, jicama sticks, daikon rounds, steamed nugget potatoes, and cauliflower florets.
The stars of this delicious curry dish are yellow and orange fruits and vegetables, which are high in a form of carotenoids called xanthophylls. These compounds have more of a yellow pigment as opposed to their orangier cousins, the carotenes. While a powerful antioxidant, xanthophylls are mostly associated with maintaining good eye health. Mix and match This curry is easily adaptable to whichever vegetables you have on hand. Experiment to find your favourite combination.