Monthly Archives: December 2013

Leek Salad

A salad with a difference. Ingredients 1 Kg 2 lb leeks bunch of chopped parsley salt and pepper to taste or seasoning of choice 4 Tblsp olive oil 1 tsp mustard powder 2 Tblsp white wine vinegar salt and black … Continue reading

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Orange Salad

It is summer here and the rains are late so we are roasting. Colourful refreshing salads are needed for this weather. Ingredients 4 oranges 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon Method Peel and remove all the white pith. Slice the oranges very … Continue reading

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Watercress, Fig and Hazelnut salad

A delicious, simple and quick salad for lunch. Our watercress is sprouting healthily. Ingredients 90 g 4 oz hazelnuts 160 ml 5 fl oz balsamic vinegar 4 cups of watercress sprigs 4 ripe figs, break into quarters 1 Tblsp hazelnut … Continue reading

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Braised Fennel on Pumpkin

Ingredients 1 lt 11/2 pt vegetable stock 1 lemon, juiced 2 cloves of garlic 80 g 3 oz margarine 4 bulbs of fennel, trimmed and cut into wedges, save the fronds to decorate 40 g 2 oz rocket 15 g … Continue reading

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Salad of Roasted Vegetables

My friend Judy introduced me to this delicious salad. This salad should be served hot as a main course but if there are any left overs it is good cold the next day. Ingredients 280 g 10 oz thick soy … Continue reading

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