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The exact constituent parts of an authentic Niçoise salad is a matter of contentious debate. There must be as many points of view as there are cooks. So I am throwing my hat into the ring and offer up Niçoise with asparagus!!
It’s the British asparagus season – make the most of it with this very simple combination: fresh asparagus from local fields and fresh peas from a pod, boiled and then quickly braised in butter, with lemon herbs and hazlenuts and kasha for a bit of crunch.
This recipe is all about tofu and how well it partners avocado, spinach, sesame and ponzu dressing. I’ve been rather fastidious in presentation – but don’t let that put you off. Just try the combo, however its presented.
Yaki soba is a Japanese noodle stir-fry. Soba noodles are made with buckwheat, but yaki soba are uses egg or wheat noodles.
Make the most of watermelon season and the hot weather with a watermelon salad. It’s make a perfect starter – especially for a Mexican meal.
This is part of a series of really easy dishes – this one only take as long as the pasta does to cook. They’re perfect for a quick supper after work or lunch or tea with the kids.
Roasting tomatoes is a useful technique for adding sweetness and depth of flavour to tomatoes.
This is one of the best ways to enjoy artichokes. I got these artichokes from Kingston Market – they’re fresh in from Italy.
A delicious salad of fresh vegetables, typical of those grown in my childhood home!
This is inspired by a recipe in the book, ‘Salad’ by Amy Nathan (1985).
Here is a very grown-up way to use sweetcorn. The salad starts life as a herb and sweetcorn pilaf. So if you like sweetcorn make the pilaf and use it as part of a hot meal – or use it in this salad.
“A great recipe for those who are strapped for time! Don’t forget the yogurt!”
A tasty healthy salad, full of texture and goodness. Ideal as part of a low-cholesterol diet.
These bars are delicious. They are full of good things but low in added sugar and added fats.
@ThePeachyQueen_ Me too! 😊 ~ Leo