Category Archives: Summer recipes

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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Celeriac salad with orange and mint

Celeriac remoulade is one of my favourite salads but it’s always nice to be able to ring the changes with a twist on a classic. For this version of the dressing, I use yoghurt but no mayo and chopped mint … Continue reading

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Orzo summer salad

I’m not a big fan of chunky pasta salads but I make an exception for one made with orzo. This one is incredibly easy to make either as a vegetarian main course or a side dish with roast chicken. It’s … Continue reading

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Burrata with tomatoes and pestade

Burrata is an Italian cow or water buffalo milk cheese made from mozzarella and cream. The outer casing is solid cheese, while the inside contains stracciatella and cream, giving it an unusual, soft texture with a rich yet delicate flavour. … Continue reading

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