Category: Salad recipes

Fish recipes, Recipes, Recipes with leftovers, Salad recipes

Recipe: Prawn, pasta and pineapple salad

I hate throwing food away, my leftovers always go back into the fridge. All very good except for the fact that a lot of the time they end up in the bin a few days later. Not anymore…it’s time for me to get creative and think of ways to use those leftovers in delicious dishes. […]

Recipes, Salad recipes, Uncategorized, Vegetarian recipes

Argan oil: great for hair, skin and eating!

I’m always keen to try new products, and here’s my latest discovery. I had heard of Argan oil, but rather than cooking with it, I’ve been putting it on my hair! Don’t worry, I knew what I was doing, this amazing oil has both cosmetic and cooking uses. You’ll find it in shampoo and hair […]

Fish recipes, Recipes, Salad recipes, Uncategorized

Recipe: Peppered mackerel, broccoli, new potato and pea salad

This salad is packed with goodness with its vibrant greens, peppery oily mackerel and hot and creamy dressing. You can experiment with your own ingredients but I find this is the perfect combination and the potatoes and rich fish make it seem pretty substantial. Serves 2 8 new potatoes, boiled and halved 100g tenderstem broccoli, […]

Recipes, Salad recipes, Uncategorized, Vegetarian recipes

Recipe: Butternut, beetroot, rocket and pine nut salad

I love summer and all the fresh flavours it brings and the inspiration it gives me to come up with new dishes. Barbecuing is a pleasure as it involves several elements to pull together a great meal. And salads are an important part of that. So when I cooked lamb sosaties (see previous post)¬†I had […]

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Recipes: Tasty ideas using Haas avocados

I love avos. I was lucky enough to grow up with an enormous tree in the garden that produced such a splendid crop it was impossible to eat them all, even though I come from a large family. Needless to say, we were always popular in avocado season, turning up at friend’s houses with fruity […]

Meat recipes, Recipes, Salad recipes, Uncategorized, Vegetarian recipes

Ideas and recipes for a barbecue summer: Part One

I grew up in Zimbabwe and still spend a lot of time in South Africa, where barbecuing (or braaing as we call it) is a passion and can be something of an artform. I love it, cooking alfresco¬†while the meat sizzles and the delicious aromas waft across the garden. So imagine my excitement when I […]