All posts tagged: Salad

Spanish chorizo & potato salad

When a hearty and crowd-pleasing side dish is required, this is my number one go-to. The humble potato salad is taken to all-new and decidedly Spanish heights with the addition of chorizo (the spicier the better!), manchego cheese, smoked paprika, and a few other bits […]

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Eggplant, Freekeh & Feta Salad

For me there’s no more quintessentially Autumn dish than Maggie Beer’s Moroccan eggplant with lentils, pomegranate, and ricotta, a deliciously hearty and warming bowlful that makes the most of seasonal ingredients, and one I look forward to making whenever the weather cooling down. Faced with a […]

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The Perfect Weekend Side Dish

With the weather becoming decidedly outdoorsy and BBQ-friendly again I’ve started pouring through my cookbook library for some new and interesting side dishes to serve alongside the inevitably large slabs of roast lamb, grilled prawns, and seared tuna that go hand-in-hand with summer. This superb side […]

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Beetroot, Fig & Cumin Salad

With the weather warming up, it makes a whole lotta sense to have a solid arsenal of hearty but easy-as salads on hand. This super tasty number relies on the earthy sweetness of raw beetroot, and is a fantastic accompaniment to grilled salmon or lamb, or just […]

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Perfect Panzanella

Not only is this classic Tuscan tomato-bread salad incredibly good-looking and super easy to whip up, it also visits all the important stops in flavour country – sweetness of tomatoes, salty-tangy of capers, creaminess of buffalo mozzarella, and pepperiness of basil. It’s all pulled together with the crunch of toasted sourdough and a classic […]

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A ‘Spring is almost here’ salad

With a flat-full of friends en-route for a Saturday night dinner recently, I hit up the cookbook collection on the hunt for some new recipes to test out. Ingredients that provided at least a whisper of nutrition were an integral requirement, considering the invariably large quantities of barbecued meat […]

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A Warming Winter Salad

While winter is all about hearty stews, rich pastas, and spicy curries, every now and then a chilly night calls for something a little lighter that still ticks all the flavour boxes. I concocted this salad on the train home from work one day in […]

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Five Things For September

Thanks to birthdays, blossoms and balmy weather, September is my favourite month of the year – it’s just a few days away, so it’s only fitting that this week’s post is a shout out to some lovely things to kick off Spring.

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