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Summer Lunch Menu

Menu
Roasted tomato and pepper gazpachoKale salad with chickpeas and spicy tempehBroiled figs with cashew cream

We had a friend over for lunch last Sunday and I thought it would be a great idea to record here what I served. Often my only recollection of what I prepared for someone is that it was easy or too hard, a flop or a success, but I can't recall what was actually on the menu. So in the interests of being able to go back and dig up old menus, I thought I'd try and make a practice of recording them here for your benefit and mine when trying to put a menu together for lunch.

None of our friends are vegans. The closest we get are a couple who eat dairy and fish but no meat. Would that be a lacto-pescatarian, or a pesco-lactarian, or a lacto fishatarian, or... Oh, whatever!

Well it's mid-summer here and was going to be a hot day, and we almost always eat outside on the deck. So I wanted something cool and light.

What better than to start with some gazpacho. I've alwa…