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 […]
This time of year I love cooking meals with bright colours, it just brings a bit of colour on these dark evenings. This orange, beetroot and radish salad certainly has this, a rainbow on a plate. It is best served fresh either hot or cold.
January is a detox month for me so salads at this time of the year is perfect and much needed. I got this chopped salad idea from dining out in various different salad bars and it is fun to make. If there is any frustration dwelling inside of you then […]
This charred avocado salad is so colourful and tasty, I can never get enough. The cranberries add a sweetness while the avocado adds the creaminess. I just discovered this Avocado oil and it works perfectly with this salad. It has become more popular recently and can be purchased at any […]