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Category Archives: Salad

Panzanella

Salads needn’t be boring.  My Dad always referred to salad as rabbit food. That was several decades ago when “salad’ conjured visions of shredded iceberg lettuce, sliced tomato and cucumber, … Continue reading

March 14, 2019 · 13 Comments

Chinese Style Smashed Cucumber Salad

My blogger hat blew off just before Christmas, caught in a whirlwind of social events and mundane food preparation, but now summer holidays are in full swing and the pace … Continue reading

January 11, 2018 · 36 Comments

Vinaigrette Varieties

  Salad season made an early start in Brisbane this year. The temperature began to rise as soon as the calendar flipped over to September 1st. We eat salads most … Continue reading

October 26, 2017 · 32 Comments

Roasted Cauliflower with Indian Spice and Yoghurt Sauce

  My favourite way to enjoy cauliflower is raw. It’s a backlash from the over cooked, bitter and sulphurous smelling offerings of my childhood, but the recent trend of roasting … Continue reading

October 12, 2017 · 32 Comments

Roasted Vegetables – Simple Salads

I’m deep in summer salad season. The temperature in Brisbane hasn’t dipped below 30C for weeks. Add in the humidity factor upward of 50% and phew, it’s hot! Trying not … Continue reading

February 9, 2017 · 27 Comments

Prawn and Ruby Grapefruit Salad

I‘ve never been a huge fan of pre cooked prawns especially not when the alternate choice is a warm, just cooked green prawn. Since relocating north, I’ve begun looking at … Continue reading

January 26, 2016 · 21 Comments

Chilli Peanut Vegetable Salad with Fried Tofu

The ceiling fans are whirring at a languid pace, they seem lazy, like us, affected by the hot and steamy weather. Most nights, home delivered Thai food with a cold … Continue reading

January 14, 2016 · 21 Comments