Aubergine salad with saffron yoghurt


So I have taken a very long break from this blog. I think this probably a payback for boasting about the great student life I had over the summer. I have been super busy for the past couple of months but I am hoping that this has stopped now.
I am back with a recipe that I shot way back during the summer when I finally got back all my cookbooks that have been in storage for almost two years. I have found not only my Leiths Bible but also the notes from the Leiths cookery course and the first Ottolenghi cookbook I got for Christmas couple of years ago. The vegetable section is so amazing that I just want to go and live in the photos and eat one recipe every day. After looking through the cookbook for two days I finally chose a recipe and made it. And it was so good that I had to share it here only afterwards I realised that it is actually very similar to the courgette one. But it is just as good maybe even slightly better.
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Courgette and Hazelnut Salad

Courgette and Hazelnut Salad
This courgette salad is too delicious to be this simple to make. Slightly charred courgette with roasted hazelnuts topped with basil and lemon juice, what’s not to like? Well maybe if you are not a big fan of courgette but thats unlikely (I think?!). But then you are just simply missing out, because courgette is awesome in anything and everything.

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