Category Archives: Salads

Pea, bean and cucumber salad

This week’s #TheFridayRecipe is a cross between a salad and a vegetable side dish which goes particularly well with fish like pan fried cod, hake or salmon. The cucumber and beans deliver crunch and the peas, sweetness – all in … Continue reading

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Freekeh with caramelised onions

Freekeh is cracked wheat that has been roasted and rubbed for a smoky, nutty flavour. It’s very common in Middle-Eastern dishes and makes a delicious and interesting alternative to bulgur wheat, couscous or rice. I used to only be able … Continue reading

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‘Don’t underestimate me!’ green salad

‘Serve with a simple green salad’ is probably one of the most throwaway lines in cookery writing. A green salad like this one isn’t just a sidebar of a dish, it’s a proper superstar in its own right. You can … Continue reading

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Panzanella

When you have a glut of ripe summer tomatoes and cucumbers, this bread-based salad makes a great light lunch dish, starter or a perfect accompaniment to pretty much any BBQ’ed meat. It needs top quality ripe and juicy tomatoes, fruity … Continue reading

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