Tag Archives: Cucumber

‘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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Tabbouleh, Pigeon Cottage-style

Tabbouleh, a salad with a base of bulgur wheat and soft green herbs, is a classic Middle Eastern dish we love to eat all through the summer. There are lots of different recipes for this, some have more herbs than … Continue reading

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Catchcumber salad

Most Asian families have a favourite recipe for this salad a version of which is served with meals at any time of day. I make it as a side dish for pretty much all my curry or Asian BBQ menus. … Continue reading

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