Category Archives: Salad recipes

The easiest after-work duck with a yummy watercress, black olive and orange salad

I have been caught out by the change in the weather; whilst outside it is steaming hot and more summer than spring, I still have blogs about parsnip latkes to write. And, however excited I am by the change in … Continue reading

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A salad to make your tastebuds, and eyes, sing

The frost is here, the snow about to arrive and although I love that blue-sky-white-ground contrast I’m starting to crave bright colours and tastes. I’m also in need of some winter salad inspiration. My defaults are red cabbage, apple and … Continue reading

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Plenty: celeriac, lentil and hazelnut salad

If celeriac is the Cinderella of the vegetable world, then Ottolenghi is surely the fairy godmother. Having just received a copy of his most recent cookery book, I am yet again completely inspired by recipe after recipe that turn mundanities … Continue reading

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Winter salads: a spicy red cabbage coleslaw

If there were a prize for most beautiful vegetable, I hope that red cabbage would win it. In winter I never tire of the lovely colour and the incredible sight of its cross-section . Until now my use of it … Continue reading

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Vietnamese salad recipe

The good news, at least as far as I’m concerned, is that the bug is starting to lose its grip. The bad news is so is the good weather. Blue sky has given way to grey clouds, a drop of … Continue reading

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Ottolenghi’s ‘double’ couscous salad

Couscous is something I have always loved, ever since I first tried it in France as a teenager. Along with gazpacho, a vaguely original attempt at the whole shebang (veg, meat, harissa and semoule) was one of the first things … Continue reading

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Bill Granger’s Greek salad with halloumi

Bill Granger again? Halloumi again? Yes, and I’m not going to apologise because it won’t be long, at least in the UK where it already feels like autumn, before tastes like this seem like a distant memory. This is a delicious mini-tweak to … Continue reading

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