saturday summer lunch

eat this. now.

1 really ripe tomato. so juicy and ripe it almost bursts when you touch it.

2 medium sized fresh figs. or 1 big one. or 3 small ones. you get it. the more the merrier.

small handful of basil. or parsley. i used basil cuz i grows it.

1/2 tsp aleppo pepper (optional but this pepper is really interesting and i find myself sprinkling it over everything.)

1 small shallot. 

1 tsp whole grain mustard.

1 tsp sherry vinegar.

2 tbsp roasted almond oil or olive oil. but roasted almond oil is to die for. i try to keep it on hand just for salads. i use this one

sea salt and pepper.



slice the tomato and lay flat on a plate. 

slice the figs and lay over the tomatoes. 

sprinkle the basil over top. 

sprinkle the aleppo pepper over top. 


slice the shallot very thin and put in a small bowl.

pour the vinegar over the shallots.

add the mustard.

season with salt and pepper and stir to combine. 

pour in the oil and whisk or stir til emulsified. 

pour dressing over fruits.

eat it up by yourself.