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Broccoli and Raisin Pasta Salad

Broccoli and Raisin Pasta Salad

My Broccoli and Raisin Pasta Salad is a quick and easy dish perfect for picnics, packed lunches and light dinners. Best eaten al fresco with a glass of white wine! What on earth has happened to the weather?! I know, its incredibly British to start…

Portobello Mushroom and Lentil Salad with Lemon Dressing

Portobello Mushroom and Lentil Salad with Lemon Dressing

Mushroom and Lentil Salad a sophisticated salad full of refined flavours, delicious served as a side dish or as a vegetarian main course. This weekend I went back to my home-town to celebrate the christening of my eldest cousin’s baby boy. His name is Alikae…

Watermelon Salad with Crumbled Feta and Balsamic Glaze

Watermelon Salad with Crumbled Feta and Balsamic Glaze

If you walk down any high street in North London at this time of year you are guaranteed to see one thing – large crates stacked high with watermelons, big, swollen and juicy.  I don’t know why but whenever we buy one I always get…

Beetroot Salad with Feta and Honey Vinaigrette

Beetroot Salad with Feta and Honey Vinaigrette

I’m trying to distract myself today from the unexpected UK General Election results – out of nowhere we were flooded by a sea of blue! As an emotional eater I’ll cope the only way I know how – food. What better way with salad…or more precisely Beetroot…

Halloumi and Chickpea Salad with Lime Vinaigrette

Halloumi and Chickpea Salad with Lime Vinaigrette

I realise it’s been a while since I properly sat down and thought about what it was I was going to blog…Perhaps its time for a bit of an update! Firstly, It’s going well guys! The diet is going well! We’ve been doing this for…

Rainbow Food Processor Salad with Halloumi

Rainbow Food Processor Salad with Halloumi

Eating fresh, healthy food doesn’t have to take lots of time. This food processor salad is quite literally whipped up in minutes and will result in very minimal washing up – just your food processor and the plates you eat off of! The concept is…

[BBQ Recipe] Barbequed Courgette and Bulgur Wheat Salad

[BBQ Recipe] Barbequed Courgette and Bulgur Wheat Salad

Barbequed Courgette and Bulgur Wheat Salad It can be really difficult to watch your weight when heading to a BBQ with friends and family. There will be a mountain of meat, some sumptuous fish, and if you’re lucky the odd veggie kebab on the BBQ…

Pomegranate, Walnut and Bulgur Wheat Salad

Pomegranate, Walnut and Bulgur Wheat Salad

Have you been outside recently? Something strange is happening, the sky is blue, the sun is shining and there’s a beautiful warm breeze. It’s funny watching how the English public react to a bit of blue sky. Just the other day Jon and I took a…

Tea Smoked Duck with Rice Noodle Salad and a lesson in Mandarin

Tea Smoked Duck with Rice Noodle Salad and a lesson in Mandarin

新年快樂! Xīn Nián Kuài Lè! (Happy New Year!) Ok, so it’s not quite Chinese New Year yet (the festival starts on 10th Feb this year) but I get excited about these things. Not least because I am obsessed with all things Chinese! I thought it’d be…

Warm Salad Series: Golden Bulgar Wheat Salad

Warm Salad Series: Golden Bulgar Wheat Salad

Why not enjoy this salad with a good book? Past posts in the warm salad series: Grilled Nectarine and Goats Cheese Salad; Honeyed Fig Salad with Mozzarella and Cured Ham; and Chicory and Fennel Salad with Balsamic. Over the last four weeks I have posted…