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5 Fab Salads That Are Perfect For Summer!


If you’re looking for fab salads that go beyond limp lettuce then you’ve arrived at the right place. I have found five super exciting salads that will go perfectly with your summer party or BBQ. The ideas and recipes come from fab food bloggers and are certainly too good to miss! This is a varied collection […]

How To Make Jamie Oliver’s Perfect Potato Salad


How do you make your potato salad? Warm spuds diced up with some chives and mayo? There is so much more you can do, plenty of great flavours you can add to bring it to the next level. How about adding crispy lardons or lemon juice? Spend a little extra time preparing your potato salad […]

Summer Strawberry Spinach Salad with Stuffed Squash Blossoms


  “Salad can get a bad rap. People think of bland and watery Iceberg lettuce, but in fact, salads are an art form, from the simplest rendition to a colorful kitchen-sink approach.” ~ Marcus Samuelsson I’m a lover of all things vegetable. I especially love to create recipes from the farm with ingredients a little […]

The Ultimate Side Dish? Check Out The Fully Loaded Baked Potato Salad!


Welcome back to another week my sweet friends! I can’t believe the warm weather looks like it’s going to stay. That’s so exciting, because with warm weather comes bonfires, enjoying outside, backyard barbecues, and great memories to come. It also means that while someone may be grilling something up, you still have one questions: what […]

Roasted Beets and Peaches | A Perfect Palate for Spring


Yesterday was beautiful. After months and months and months of what seemed like endless days of cold weather, in the blink of eye, it was 75 degrees. And there was sun; that big, bright, glorious yellow ball of thawing warmth. I thought surely it must be a mirage. But it wasn’t. It was real. While I […]

5 Great Vinaigrettes For You To Make At Home


Why buy pre-made vinaigrettes for your salads from supermarkets when you can make your own! Vinaigrettes are quite easy to make and you can experiment with all sorts of different flavours. I recently created a vinaigrette inspired by Asian flavours, grated garlic, olive oil with rice wine vinegar and a squirt of lemon juice. It […]

Avoid Limp And Messy Salads With This Cool Idea


I would like to declare that it is the end of salads in plastic containers. Yes, throw away your plastic boxes with ill fitting lids that leak, time to try something new! Something that will keep your salad fresh for a week and stop your lettuce from going all limp… I’ve been looking at some […]

#FoodBloggerFriday: Chicken Kale Salad With Blackberries


It’s #FoodBloggerFriday again and today we visit Chilly Frosting. This foodie blog is run by Elena, an Italian living in Bahrain with her husband Hassan and her chihuahua called Pixie. I personally love salads, especially when they are slightly unusual. What initially caught my eye was the use of blackberries. Can you really put them in a salad? If you […]

Chicken Garden Salad With Elderflower Dressing


We are mid-way through the World Cup and Wimbledon is also in full swing (pardon the pun). It seems like sport has currently taken over every TV channel! Today’s idea is a British one to celebrate Wimbledon – chicken garden salad with elderflower dressing. Packed full of fresh British ingredients combined with a refreshingly different […]

Anglo-Asian Lamb Salad


Today’s recipe for Anglo-Asian lamb salad comes from celebrity cook Nigella Lawson. It looks delicious and as Nigella says it’s more than just a salad. The vibrant colours and punchy flavours from the dressing make this a really attractive and tasty dish to make for guests and anything left over would be lovely for lunch […]