Category Archives: Salad

Green bean, tomato, spinach and feta pasta

I found this recipe for pasta with green beans, tomato, spinach and feta in deliciousmagizine.co.uk. It is fresh, light and easy and ready in under 30 minutes making it a perfect midweek supper. Ingredients 25g pine nuts 100g fine green … Continue reading

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Spicy tuna rice salad

This is so simple that it might surprise you how good it tastes. It has quite a kick when warm, and is just as nicely spicy when cold. I found this recipe by Angela Hartnett in the Daily telegraph. To … Continue reading

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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 42 x balls burrata, drained … 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 and pepper … 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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Aubergine with tomatoes and rice

This is a very simple dish that tasted even better the day after cooking, when it can be served at room temperature. This takes longer than my usual rule of no more than 10 minutes preparation but is worth it, … 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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