Category Archives: salad

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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Chèvre with lavender honey

As much as I love it, the time has come for my formerly favourite warm goat cheese salad to step out of the spotlight and make room for this flavour bomb! This version is lighter, because there’s no Gruyère, but … Continue reading

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Tahini yoghurt sauce

Another dressing I made for last month’s Daring Cooks challenge… but forgot to post! And yes, I’m late for this month’s, but I’m hoping to get it done soon! Disorganisation is the theme of my week. This tahini sauce goes … Continue reading

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Chunky potato salad with creamy tofu “mayo”

I’ve always wanted to try making mayonnaise from scratch but have been scared off by having to use raw egg yolks. I know in some parts of the world you can buy pasteurised eggs, but not so in this town. … Continue reading

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Chickpea & roasted vegetable salad with tangy za’atar yoghurt dressing

Za’atar can refer to a specific herb, but it commonly refers to a condiment – usually a blend of herbs, white sesame seeds and salt. The one I use just has sumac, thyme and sesame seeds and it is delicious … Continue reading

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