Category Archives: Salad

Balsamic Roast Vegetable Salad

The weather is all over the place here is Brisbane.  Some really hot days and then cooler days where I’m digging around for my Winter woolies.  Today started out warm and finished with a big storm that left us without … Continue reading

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Asian Vegetable Salad

When I make an Asian style main meal I’m always a bit lost choosing a good salad that will go with it.  Most of the Asian style salads I make are a complete meal as they either have some meat, … Continue reading

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Maltagliata Of Beef With Rocket And Ricotta

I haven’t made this for a few years and I’m so happy to have re-discovered it.  Several years ago this recipe was published in a Sydney weekend paper and I made it so many times. Mostly because it was tasty but also … Continue reading

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Rocket, Preserved Lemon And Olive Salad

So simple, so delicious and so suited to have along side any tagine.  A really lively, zingy salad with bold flavours – rocket, preserved lemon, green olives, garlic, coriander and parsley.  It wakes you up and will have you singing … Continue reading

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Roast Vegetable Couscous Salad

I have a few standard salads (beside the typical green salad) I like to make for big get togethers and BBQs.  A pasta salad, a pumpkin salad, a potato salad and a couscous salad.  I don’t have a strict recipe … Continue reading

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Watermelon And Parmesan Salad

I can throw pears, sometimes oranges and even apples into salads but I’ve been slow to get on the watermelon wagon.  After eating this salad I am sold.  But it must be cold and have a really good grind of … Continue reading

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Chorizo And Cannellini Bean Salad

A speedy Sunday night supper for when you are too tired to cook. All the children had eggs on toast and picked at this salad but mostly it was for Joel and me. It evolved from whatever I had in … Continue reading

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Potato Salad With Capers And Mint

Last weekend we had family over for a BBQ and I wanted to do a couple of salads plus a big plate of fresh corn. A potato salad is always a good filler but of late I have preferred to … Continue reading

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Thai Green Papaya Salad

My eldest is doing a talk soon on his favourite state or territory. He has decided on the Northern Territory even though he has never been. But there is a big train line that goes straight through the middle, so … Continue reading

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Spring On A Plate

Finally these last few days have brought clear skies and warmer weather. More rain is on the way so I thought I better enjoy the sunshine while I can and make a salad with all the fresh ingredients in season. … Continue reading

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