Project Type: Salads

Beetroot Salad

I have a few recipes for beetroot salads – and they all begin with roasting the beetroot. I take the simple way out with this – slice off the top and bottom of each beetroot wrap the lot in foil and roast in a moderate oven (180C) or camp oven for about an hour. You should …

Smoked Salmon and Avocado Salad

You know those weekend days when the skies are blue, the sun is shining and it’s almost warm enough to dip your toe in the pool, but absolutely beach weather? On days like that, you want a lunch like this. One that you can prepare quickly, that won’t weigh you down, that works brilliantly with …

Bun Cha- Vietnamese Pork Salad

Now that Spring is upon us we’re looking for something lighter and cooler. Vietnamese-style noodle salads like this one deliver on both counts – yet are full of flavour and won’t weigh you down. We like this for lunch on a weekend or a light dinner when we’ve over-indulged a tad. This noodle salad uses …

Mustard Salad Dressing

This dressing is a tad like a caesar dressing with the garlic amped way up but works amazingly well with pretty much anything. We had a guest one night who drank it from the jug…I wouldn’t go that far. I like to use it on my potato and bean salad – essentially I pan fry …