Category Archives: Salad

French Bean Salad

This is a tasty salad that requires only blanching the beans and a toss in the dressing. It is perfect on its own or with chicken, fish or lamb. It is worth using good quality Dijon mustard. Use the thinnest, … Continue reading

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Beetroot salad with feta and pear

This is a crunchy, refreshing salad that is really easy.   It made a perfect starter to our Christmas dinner but would work anytime.  The recipe uses ripe pears but crunchy apples would be good as well.  Wear rubber gloves … Continue reading

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Peaches, burrata and Basil Oil

  This is not really a recipe but a delicious combination of fine ingredients.  Serve as a starter or a fruity-savoury end to a meal alongside olive oil crispbreads.    Use mozzarella if you prefer. Serves 4 2 x balls … Continue reading

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Egg Mayonnaise Sandwich, Canâpés or Salad

    An egg salad sandwich is one of the easiest sandwiches in the world to make, especially if you have some good bread and hard- boiled eggs already made. Add some Spring onions or chives for the green factor, a dash of salt … Continue reading

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Celeriac remoulade (salad)

This is my favourite way to use this winter, knobbly, ivory coloured root vegetable. It looks very unprepossessing  but has a subtle nutty flavour.  Serve with lots of toast, charcuterie, smoked fish, sliced ham or roast meats.  This quantity serves lots, so … Continue reading

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Pomegranate Molasses dressing

I bought a bottle of pomegranate molasses without knowing what to do with it.   It is syrupy and rich and not very sweet. Instead it’s tangy and a little musky .  I then had to find a recipe so here is … Continue reading

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Garlic and chilli prawns with cauliflower rice

A tasty midweek meal with a healthy twist – swap out basmati rice for a light alternative made by blitzing cauliflower florets. Combine with king prawns cooked in garlic, chilli and ginger, and spring onions, pepper, courgette and peas for … Continue reading

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