Category Archives: salad

Peanut-sesame noodles with cucumber and tofu

This cold noodle dish is a perfect way to celebrate the sun and warm weather, and a perfect dish to keep devouring during the summer months ahead. It is loaded with flavour and full of protein. It may have a … Continue reading

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Seitan shawarma

Friday nights at our place have become wrap nights, and this seitan shawarma is our absolute favourite. I like to prepare this in the morning and let it spend the day marinating then reheat it before serving. It works equally … Continue reading

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Roquefort, fig and raspberry salad with honey dressing

Creamy, soft, crisp, crunchy… sweet, tart, earthy, sharp… this salad is an incredible combination of textures and flavours, all coming together in perfect contrast. It’s a meal in itself for 2, or share it between 4 as an appetiser. Serves … Continue reading

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Grilled halloumi Greek salad

Grilled halloumi makes a nice change from the traditional feta – it’s not so salty and has a wonderfully chewy texture. This Greek salad pairs perfectly with some crusty sourdough bread and a glass of dry white wine. Serves 2 … Continue reading

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Soba noodle salad

This Asian noodle salad is a bit of fusion – Japanese buckwheat noodles tossed with ingredients inspired by Pad Thai. Soba noodles are great in a salad – firm to the bite and providing a lovely earthy balance to the … Continue reading

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Chickpea, couscous and beet salad

There is nothing better on a warm summer evening than a big bowl of salad. This one is loaded with goodness, it’s full of fresh flavours and a variety of textures. This salad goes really well with a drizzle of … Continue reading

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Pickled beetroot

There are two types of Australians. Those that will tell you that a burger is not complete without a slice or two of pickled beetroot on it, and… the other lot. Guess which group I fall into 😉 Here is … Continue reading

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Onion, lentil, spinach and goat’s cheese salad

Spring is here in the northern hemisphere, and that means it’s time to break out the salads! Not just any salads, but a whole meal, loaded with texture, flavour, protein, calcium, fibre, vitamins and minerals. This salad was inspired by … Continue reading

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Middle Eastern feast

 A plethora of Middle Eastern flavours in this feast… Ful Medames (fava beans) 2 x 400g cans (2 x 14 oz) Ful Medames (cooked fava beans) 1 medium tomato, seeded and finely chopped 2 spring onions (scallions), finely chopped 80ml … Continue reading

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Vegetarian sushi

Vegetarian sushi is great finger food for a party because you can make it ahead of time then pop it into the fridge – it’s ready when you are, to serve with soy sauce for dipping. You can fill them … Continue reading

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