5 unexpected flavour combos you have to try
If you’re anything like me, you’ll love getting creative in the kitchen. Serving up deliciously unexpected dinners, discovering a flavour-match made in heaven – it’s all part of the fun.
This month, we’ve been scouring the Gousto Cookbook to find you the crème de la crème of our most surprisingly brilliant ingredient pairings. From dark chocolate-spiked dinners to bangers and mash with a fruity twist, these recipes are ready to rock your world.
So forget what you think you know about classic flavours. Here are our top picks for dinners that’ll surprise and delight your taste buds. Don’t knock ‘em till you try ‘em
Delicately sweet crab meets its match in warm, earthy saffron. Pair that with the velvety richness of clotted cream and you’re onto an absolute dinner party winner. Subtle, sophisticated and deliciously surprising – you’ll come back to this time and time again.
Now you don’t mess with an iconic British staple unless it’s seriously good. In our twist on the classic bangers and mash, you’ll give traditional onion gravy a fruity twist with some sweet fig relish. Serve with some creamy, cheesy mash and you’ll be licking the plate clean.
Don’t wait for dessert to crack into some Green and Black’s. In this classic Mexican dish, you’ll add just a touch of dark chocolate to your chilli-spiked mole sauce, creating a dish that’s rich, complex and packs a flavour punch. Chilli con carne lovers, this one’s for you.
Sweet meets savoury in this vibrant fish dish that’ll transport your taste buds to the Caribbean. Smoky, spiced basa pairs beautifully with a deliciously smooth sweet potato mash and punchy mango and lime salsa. It’s a match made in tropical heaven.
Move over cheese boards – this is grapes and cheese like you’ve never seen it before. This Thai-inspired noodle bowl is rich with spicy, coconutty broth and loaded up with crisp, golden paneer. Juicy red grapes cut through the heat with a surprise pop of sweetness to round off this flavour explosion of a dish.
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