I enjoyed so many great salads in Vietnam including a version of this Green Papaya and Prawn Salad (Goi Du Du). The secret is in the fresh ingredients and the combination that provides interest.
A ready for summer Steamed Asparagus salad on Sweet Potato Hash with a Saffron Yoghurt Sauce - food props from Chefchaouen and reflections on the Blue City, including my travel guide with top tips and favourite photos.
Roasted Butternut, Crisp Apple & Labneh Salad with Pomegranate Molasses Dressing - pomegranate molasses from Istanbul and a flashback to the Grand Bazaar.
I was given the challenge of preparing dishes with combinations chosen by Medi Deli - in this case their little pack of marinated octopus salad with their tahini paste. I decided to keep the octopus in a salad and combine it with salad leaves, grilled aubergine, mint and tahini (the last three ingredients are such willing partners as it is). Food and the Fabulous endorsed project and news of travel to Monaco today.
Beetroots are in season here, and paired with grilled halloumi, spinach and pumpkin seeds, the salad makes a nutritious, healthy meal high in anti-oxidants. I made a zesty dressing to lift the ingredients, complimented by a scattering of mint leaves.
Strawberry, Bocconcini, Baby Spinach Salad with Wild flower honey dressing Last month, we enjoyed one of my husband's favourite fruits, the strawberry in easy breakfasts of yoghurt and honey, with French toast and mascarpone and in this simple salad with bocconcini torn up, a handful of roasted hazelnuts on a bed of baby spinach. Strawberries [...]
Tempt Me Figs for two Touch me: it is softness of good satin, and when you open me, what an unexpected rose! Gabriella Mistral, The Fig The Fig. Much has been said, much has been alluded. It's leaves, the symbol of modesty and a repentant shame. The fruit, a plump pear-bottomed drop, aligning to [...]