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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.
The Italian tricolor? A caprese salad? But it’s not mozzarella – it’s tofu. Tofu and avocado are a match made in heaven – so can the partnership be more inclusive ? Absolutely.
Kohlrabi has a faint taste of coconut. It’s crisp and crunchy, so I thought it would be perfect in an Asian salad.
A delicious salad of fresh vegetables, typical of those grown in my childhood home!
Beans, courgettes and sweetcorn all in season – here’s a great pasta salad that combines all three with grilled halloumi.
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 tasty healthy salad, full of texture and goodness. Ideal as part of a low-cholesterol diet.
“Super simple, and very easy 30 Minute American Style Chopped Salad for two with under 10 ingredients.”
Dad’s Vietnamese summer rolls with nuoc cham dipping sauce is a must learn. A tasty salad in a roll just waiting to be dipped in a beautiful nuoc cham!
Bun cha, along with pho and banh mi is something of a cult at the moment. I made it myself and now know why it’s so popular; It’s a perfect balance of ingredients, texture and taste. A brilliant dish.
‘Wow, as a lover of artichokes… this is one of my top starters!’
‘Enjoy steak for cheaper, have a go at Dad’s delicious BBQ flank steak!’
‘A twist on a Waldorf salad this super tasty meal is a simple master-class in classic flavour combinations’
‘Our first recipe in collaboration with #Mental Movement, Dad’s super-food salad is part of our joint venture to understand how healthy food can help support “positive mental well-being”.’
Continuing our asparagus posts with another delicious recipe from dad! White Asparagus, Butter Sauce, and Prawns