Category Archives: Salad recipes

Last of the summer salad: Nigel’s plum tabbouleh

The weather is both beautiful and strange right now: beautiful, because it’s so full of sunshine in the daytime that I am inspired to keep wearing my sandals; strange because as soon as the light goes I realise that I … Continue reading

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A winter salad for a sunny day

I am a little bit obsessed with vegetables at the moment, so forgive me for another flesh-free post. It’s all the lovely Sarah’s fault. She’s a vegetarian, a real vegetarian (rather than the ones who are actually ‘pescatarians’), and during … Continue reading

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Unbelievable herb salad with butter and almond dressing

There is a great thrill, to me at least, in discovering not so much a recipe as a tip. So when I recently learnt that the best way to peel ginger was by using a teaspoon (thanks Debora) I was … Continue reading

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The importance of a lemon zester and courgette, lemon, basil and Parmesan salad

What is the one piece of kit that you can’t be without, not in general circumstances but if you are facing the seasonal challenge of a holiday in a rented house? The clichéd response is ‘a good knife’. But doesn’t … Continue reading

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Fennel…the ultimate British summer vegetable

London 2012 may be remembered for certain sporting events, from Murray’s breakthrough to that rather big event happening down the road in a few weeks. But, right now, the thing that is most extraordinary, and depressing, about it is the … Continue reading

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A green salad with garlic and tuna…inspired by Pamplona

A long time ago a French friend told me that the best, and least offensive, way to add a hint of garlic to a salad was to rub a raw clove or two round the salad bowl before adding all … Continue reading

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Warm salads for cold days: black pudding, caramelised apple and walnut

Defeated by this weather, I am yet again struggling to move into ‘spring’ food mode. I had a baked potato this week ffs! I haven’t had one of those all winter but this endless rain just sent me into a … Continue reading

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