Category Archives: Salads

Sumac Szechuan Calamari

I’m really fussy about seafood. The long and the short of it is I don’t like it. But somewhere in the middle I like calamari and sashimi. Seriously, I love raw salmon, but as soon as you cook it, you’ve … Continue reading

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Sumac and Asparagus Couscous, Yoghurt Sauce, and Apple and Fennel Salad

A beautiful roast chicken should be served with sides that compliment it and round out all the flavours. These sides are actually good enough to have by themselves. K and I had the sumac and asparagus couscous with some spiced … Continue reading

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Spiced Tempeh with Quinoa Salad

Hi to Brunei Darussalam, Finland, Portugal, Zimbabwe and any other new viewers! It’s pretty cool to see all the countries that people come from who view your blog. This week I was especially excited to see that someone in Portugal … Continue reading

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Fresh Salsa: Pico De Gallo

Any quest for flavour is likely to dwell in Mexico for quite some time, exploring the chilli peaks and quesadilla plains. This week will be a journey through the components of homemade burritos where all the components are made as … Continue reading

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Pear, Fennel and Parmesan Salad

The soft shades of green are deceptively demure in the pear, fennel and parmesan salad. Don’t let her mislead you for under those harlequin frills she is a jezebel. I first made this salad to go with a leek and … Continue reading

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Beetroot, Pea and Feta Salad

This is one of my all-time favourite salads. The sweet earthy beetroot is balanced perfectly by the salty, peppery and tanginess of the other ingredients. So much of a good dish is getting this balance right. Asian cuisine is light-years … Continue reading

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