Category Archives: Salads

Roast honey ginger beer can chicken with noodle salad

Roasting a chicken on a beer can on my barbecue is my favourite way of cooking a whole bird. The Vietnamese inspired¬†marinade¬†gave great flavour, even though the skin was pretty charred. This would well as a marinade on chicken wings … Continue reading

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Fennel and red cabbage slaw

I made this slaw using my own lime alioli but you could use any good quality mayonnaise Ingredients 1/4 red cabbage thinly sliced 1 large fennel bulb thinly sliced 3 heart stalks of celery and their leaves thinly sliced 1 … Continue reading

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Simple Bean Salad

When beans are in season this is a simple yet very tasty salad to throw together. Feel free to vary the type of nuts you use and the type of citrus. Ingredients Two handfuls of French beans (washed and both … Continue reading

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Spicy Carrot Salad

This salad is a bit of a favourite of ours and one taught to us from Sam’s Mother. It goes lovely with fish, chicken or lamb. It is quick and easy to make especially if you grate the carrot in … Continue reading

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Aubergine and mango noodles

This is a delicious cold noodle salad, perfect for lunch, which is a great use of leftover grilled aubergine. I love the fusion of east and west in this dish with the sweet and sour. Soba noodles are a brilliant … Continue reading

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Roast vegetable quinoa salad

This tasty salad was inspired by a recipe by Yottom Ottolenghi and his brilliant new vegetable book Plenty. Instead of couscous though I used organic red quinoa, and I added avocado and salad greens. While I used pumpkin and carrot, … Continue reading

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Warm salad of borlotti beans and spinach with pomegranate molasses

This is a very tasty warm salad that would go nicely with fish, duck or lamb. I just ate it by itself for lunch. You can use canned borlotti beans, or cannelini. Personally I like to soak a big batch … Continue reading

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