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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 […]

Tuna steaks with cucumber, soy and lime dressing


The humble cucumber – great in salads or even for using as a beauty treatment placed over your eyes! Currently in season this popular fruit comes in three varieties – slicing, pickling and burpless. You may laugh at the ‘burpless’ variety but it really does exist! They are sweeter, have a thinner skin and are […]

Orzo, feta and pepper salad


A salad is great when it’s hot and you don’t want much to eat. However, if you do want to bulk out your salad and don’t want to use large pasta shapes then why not try orzo? This particular pasta looks like large grains of rice and is also referred to as risoni. It can be […]

Principles for superb salads


Making a salad may sound simple and you may be wondering why we are featuring a post on the principles of a superb salad. Well, rather than just having lettuce, cucumber, tomatoes and a bit of onion along with maybe a protein of some sort why not listen to Jamie Oliver talking us through what else we can […]

The Summer Classic – The Waldorf Salad


Now that the sun is definitely making an effort and the skies are getting bluer, we can take a look at some more summery recipes. We have already mentioned Caesar Salad but it’s time to look at the most famous salad of them all. The Waldorf Salad has been at the Waldorf Towers hotel for just over a hundred years . […]

Going rustic with Caesar Salad


It is quite possible the Caesar Salad is the most popular and famous salad going. It was named after it’s creator, Caesar Cardini. An Italian immigrant who owned restaurants in Mexico and the USA. Wikiedpia says that,  Cardini was living in San Diego but also working in Tijuana where he avoided the restrictions of Prohibition. His daughter Rosa (1928–2003) recounted that her father […]

Prawn sweet chilli noodle salad


Whether you take yours to work, eat it on the run or have it at home it’s always difficult I think to come up with inspiring ideas when it comes to lunchtime. It’s easy to get stuck in a rut of either having a soup or a sarnie and I think it’s always nice to […]