Category: Salad recipes

Fish recipes, Recipes, Salad recipes, Starter recipes

Smoked mackerel, watercress and horseradish potato salad

This salad is quick to make and the combination of firm new potatoes, zesty horseradish and the peppery mackerel and watercress is just perfect. I served it with beetroot which is also the perfect match with all the other ingredients. It also works well as a starter, just make the portions smaller. Serves 4 500g […]

Meat recipes, Recipes, Salad recipes

Asian-style beef salad

This salad is delicious and so easy to make. I like to marinade the steaks for at least a few hours, but if you don’t have time an hour is okay. The combination of salad ingredients varies as I usually put it together with whatever I have in the fridge and pantry. Serves 2 For […]

Recipes, Salad recipes, Vegetarian recipes

Refreshing watermelon salad

Perfect for a warm summer’s day (sorry if you’re shivering in the northern hemisphere), this salad is quick to make and the ingredients are a match made in heaven. I discovered that it also works well with strawberries when I couldn’t find watermelon in the shops one day. Simply remove the stalks and halve. Serves […]

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My favourite recipe book of the year

The Kitchen in Woodstock, Cape Town is run by Karen Dudley and is famous for its love sandwiches and legendary salads. When Michelle Obama was in Cape Town in June 2011, she paid The Kitchen a visit, creating quite a sensation. Karen’s recipe book A Week in the Kitchen came out in April this year […]

Salad recipes

My yummy potato salad

These quantities are good for a big party. I took it to a braai at our neighbour’s house where there were about 12 people and it was easily polished off. It’s another dish to make at a leisurely pace, layering your salad with love and watching it develop into this masterpiece. I like to use […]