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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.
Classic Spaghetti Carbonara for lunch today! Though no pancetta! Peas will have to do! https://t.co/9flTlFS78e via… https://t.co/zZHnt5QZya