Tag Archives: Salad

ENDIVE & GREEN VEG SALAD WITH TARRAGON MUSTARD DRESSING, PINK PEPPERCORNS & PARMESAN

This salad formed part of a tasty mishmash of plates and bowls to share.  Perhaps raw endive is a bit of a risk, what with that bitter note that not everyone loves, but I’ve always been a big fan of the stuff, crisp and juicy and very pretty.  Besides, there’s plenty of other flavours here to tone it […]

ROASTED BEETROOT & DOLCELATTE SALAD; FENNEL, CUMIN & CARDAMOM SPICED CARROTS

Roasting carrots with cumin isn’t anything new, but I had to share what we ate last night – wonderfully fresh, sweet carrots spiced with fennel, cumin and just a little cardamom, freshened up with some spring onion and fresh coriander.  We ate them alongside a simple roasted beetroot and Dolcelatte salad.  I’d posted the recipe for […]

STICKY DUCK AND CITRUS SALAD WITH PICKLED CUCUMBER

This refreshing salad is packed full of bitter-sweet flavours which unsurprisingly are an excellent foil for the rich, dark duck meat.  The balanced flavour combination of this dish is matched by the textures of it, too – juicy mandarin segments, crisp salad leaves and the crunch of the toasted cashews – I spent the whole meal trying to […]

CELERIAC, FENNEL, CARROT & LENTIL SALAD WITH HAZELNUTS & HERBS

This is a slightly adapted version of Ottolenghi’s celeriac and lentil salad from his vegetable cookbook, Plenty. I was given this beautiful book at Christmas, and this is the first recipe I’ve tried. To mine, I added carrots and extra herbs, and swapped the hazelnut oil (I didn’t have any) for some good quality olive […]