Tag Archives: summer salads

Plum tomato, mint and caper salad

I started my leftover-defrost-declutter process at the weekend not with a recipe but with a rather wasteful trashing of the large, by-now-unhappy-looking, piece of watermelon. So that salad idea was out. Then I made Bill Granger’s honey and garlic chicken again (lovely, but I think … Continue reading


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An old favourite: watermelon and feta salad recipe

Watermelon always seemed the ultimate treat. After all, my childhood was spent watching cartoons in which any success was celebrated with a ‘slap-up’ feast full of large wedges of the stuff. But, since it was absent from 1970s Britain (or … Continue reading

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Puy lentil salad with goat’s cheese, spinach and pine nuts

Comfort food isn’t something I often associate with the summer. It’s a description I tend to use for sausages and mash, roast dinners and bowls of soothing Thai chicken soup. But sometimes I crave a particular taste, a particular combination … Continue reading

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Chicken Caesar salad recipe

On day two of the fridge-emptying exercise I decided to use up the roasted chicken. Whereas a packet of feta will last a lifetime, or near as dammit, a rotisserie bird, even from a reliable supermarket like Waitrose, isn’t quite … Continue reading

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