ICEBERG LETTUCE WITH FETA AND GARLIC DRESSING

Day 4 of 365 salads : winter Feeding a crowd, weekend barbecues, picnics in the park; this salad is a winner.  Simply plate up and dress when ready to serve, or better still, put the dressing in a small jug and let guests help themselves. Caveat: the dressing is so yummy, make plenty! Lettuce has…

GRILLED ZUCCHINI WITH FRESH RICOTTA

Day 3 of 365 salads: winter Think zucchinis and we think of summer gardens trailing with zucchini plants and yellow zucchini flowers.  however, although winter,  we still have plentiful local zucchinis due to the late mild weather. This salad is so easy the kids can take over in the kitchen. Serve with slow roast lamb…

FRENCH GREEN BEAN, ROAST WALNUT AND GOAT CURD SALAD

Day 2 of 365 salads: winter Bright sunshine , a 3 degree winters morning and an early morning walk along the beach path juggling along with joggers, dogs, bike riders and walkers followed by coffee and we have the perfect start to Sunday. Too cold for salad…..never! Team this one up with lemon, thyme chicken…

365 DELICIOUS, AMAZING SALADS, ONE FOR EACH DAY OF THE YEAR

Be brave, be adventurous, whats in the fridge, the garden, herb pots and in the markets? There’s always more than lettuce, tomatoes and cucumber.Am I crazy, can I make a different salad every day for a year?  Full time study, zenning out in yoga , barre classes,  walking an over exuberant puppy and busy family……(aren’t…

SALAD NISCOISE WITH A TWIST

So often the old favourite recipes remain the most loved and cocoon us in comfort. My eldest grand daughter did a phone survey, with  everyone who is coming over for Christmas lunch, of their favourite Christmas day foods. The plan was to then devise a menu that would delight the oldest to the youngest. As always, the old favourites were…

BEAN THERE DONE THAT SALAD: tuna and cannellini bean, crunch salad

A quick, delicious, bean and tuna salad that ramps up any work lunch box in a nano second. Gluten, sugar and dairy free, a real winner! Everyone loves this salad; its yummy, portable, versatile and can be used over 2 days with freshness intact. Transport yourself to Italy with a bowl of this salad. Using…