3 Post/s by Tag: Salad

Say hello to Summer with a Mango Salad

19 Apr 2011

Nothing says Summer to me quite like a ripe, juicy mango. They conjure up happy memories of holidays in sunny Australia as a kid. I don’t think I’d ever tried mango in a salad until my dinner at The Modern Pantry pop up at Meza, but when I did it was a revelation! Anna Hansen’s crisp ham hock, mango, watercress and candied peanut salad left me wanting more.

Prawn, Mango and Avocado Salad

Prawn, Mango and Avocado Salad

Adding mango to a salad is such a simple idea, but so effective. Inspired, I sought out to create my own renditions. (more…)

Mackerel, Mozzarella and Beetroot ala Tristan Welch

7 Apr 2011

While pondering what to have for dinner earlier this week, I found myself drawn to a guardian.co.uk recipe for Baked Mackerel, Mozzarella and Beetroot by Tristan Welch (of Launceston Place fame). This is one of those effortless recipes of the “bung fish plus a few other simple ingredients into a foil parcel” variety. My favourite!

I gave it a whirl, though I couldn’t find any bocconcini, so had to substitute it with a very lovely Laverstoke Farm Mozzarella instead. I also omitted the dill as it’s not a herb I’m fond of. (more…)

Seaweed Sourdough Salad

17 Feb 2011

Ah the joy of a simple salad! It’s amazing how tasty a few basic ingredients can be when they are of exceptional quality. The sourdough I picked up on special at my beloved Waitrose Supermarket and the olive oil is from Molive Gold whom I visited when I was in Martinborough, New Zealand.

Seaweed Sourdough Salad

Seaweed Sourdough Salad