This is a hearty salad when you just feel like eating a bit more than a normal light salad. The longest part of preparation is preparing the lentils. I usually boil them in vegetable stock for about an hour until tender.
This salad is quick to prepare and minimal ingredients. I omitted the celery since I’m not the biggest fan but traditionally it would be part of the salad. I just find salads great in the evening with this warm weather and even better when left in the fridge to chill […]
This chickpea Caesar salad has plenty of flavour and is really filling. I left out the bread in this recipe but if I was using any it would be ciabatta.
This green bean salad only takes a few minutes to prepare and the dressing enhances the flavours creating a sweetness to the salad. I would usually serve this along other salads or as a side to a mains. I would always trim the stalks off the broccoli and top n […]
This fresh rice salad is a perfect side dish to a BBQ or even to bring to work for lunch. The Apricots add a lovely sweetness, the piri piri a bit of spice and the pomegrante a fresh juicy element. I just love every mouthful of this since there is […]
With Summer just around the corner I have been getting back into the swing of preparing salads. This salad is surprisingly filling and is perfect to have for lunch on its own or even in a wrap. I love to have in salads, a hot cooked ingredient and the crispy […]
Mezze is a Mediterranean term used to describe small dishes usually served as starters. I have combined a variety of these small dishes to create a moreish and filling dinner. The combination of the hummus with the cous cous salad really lifts this dish while the tahini dressing adds an […]
I first discovered this in a sandwich deli and I have been trying to replicate it since. Its amazing and sweet and with the red cabbage shredded, the vinegar makes it goes lovely and soft. I love this served on the side with lasange or baked potatoes.
This Cauliflower rice salad is so unusual and tasty. If you don’t have a food processor, then don’t even try to grate the Cauliflower, believe me it takes a while. Save for a food processor! Squeezing out the moisture from the Cauliflower prevents it going soggy when frying. It’s surprising […]
I first discovered black quinoa a few years ago but it did take a few trials before I could get it cooked right. I found the best procedure is to soak it overnight before cooking it, this ensures that it becomes tender after a short period of cooking. The cider […]