The weather is warming up and that means it is time for delicious salads. This beetroot, bean and Bulgarian feta salad is ideal for spring – the veggies are from winter, but served as a salad they are light and fresh like summer. (more…)
My housemate loves making Asian salads. The combination of salty, sweet and spicy flavours are always well balanced and moreish. I have been inspired by her dishes, but until now too timid to have a go creating my own version.
Recently I headed out for lunch with a colleague, we were just picking up some take away. While waiting for her order I spotted a tasty looking carrot and noodle salad. Although I didn’t get it I was inspired by it.
This post is about my foray into Asian salad making. (more…)
Turns out vegos can enjoy sashimi too – beetroot sashimi. I am under no illusions that this is not sashimi and will in no way resemble the raw fish delicacy that many omnivores enjoy. Having said that, the recipe I stumbled across included cured beetroot, goats cheese and mint, it sounded delicious and I wanted to give it a go. (more…)
My friend Sol and I hit the local farmers market a few weeks ago where we found finger limes to be in season. Unfortunately, I completely forgot I had bought them. luckily and despite the iffy outer skin, the little burst of lime in the middle were still juicy and delicious. I used them in an amazing brown rice salad with feta, cranberries, sweet potatoes, baby spinach and slivered almonds. (more…)
Salads are my go to side. When making dinner if I need to bulk out the meal or make it a bit healthier, I turn to salad. The latter was the case for this goat cheese and pear salad. (more…)
I am a big fan of salads. They are easy to make, fresh, healthy and there are endless possibilities.
Recently I was making a side salad to go with roasted field mushrooms. The salad was a bit of an after thought and so I had to make do with the limited ingredients available at my friend’s house. (more…)