Asian Noodle Salad

Asian Noodle Salad

This Asian noodle salad is very easy to make but has everything that I love about South-East Asian food: The salad is fresh and crunchy and the dressing has that great combination of salty, sweet, hot and sour. It is based on a recipe for Crunchy Sweet-and-sour Salad...
A Mediterranean Medley (In Wales)

A Mediterranean Medley (In Wales)

If you’ve read my blog from the beginning you’ll know that I love a self-catering holiday in the UK. It’s not that I don’t enjoy travelling and seeing the world but I do like to pack up the car and set off with my partner and dogs for a week...
Tomato And Halloumi Salad

Tomato And Halloumi Salad

I haven’t blogged as frequently over the past couple of weeks because I’ve been launching a new business with a friend of mine (it’s an online shop, Davies & Maker, selling lighting and lovely homewares if you want to check it out) and then last...
A Simple Salad Dressing

A Simple Salad Dressing

Despite the fact that I cook a lot and mostly it turns out okay, I have always struggled with salad dressings.  I don’t know why I’m so challenged by mixing together a bit of oil and vinegar and one or two other ingredients but I am.  On one of my very...
Warm Aubergine And Lentil Salad

Warm Aubergine And Lentil Salad

This aubergine and lentil salad recipe has a lot in common with the roast carrot, feta and puy lentil salad that I shared last week but the flavour and texture are both quite different.  It’s a good example of what I talked about in that post:  Spotting the...
Roast Carrot, Feta And Puy Lentil Salad

Roast Carrot, Feta And Puy Lentil Salad

This is one of our lunchtime stalwarts.  A hearty Puy lentil salad that doesn’t take long to put together once you’ve got the carrots in the oven.  It’s a toothsome combination of flavours:  Earthy (the lentils), sweet (the carrots) and salty (the...