Salad Niçoise

It’s not hard to see why this salad is a stone cold classic – it’s delicious, substantial, easy to make and appears to contain all known food groups. If you’re lacking in any particular ingredient just leave it out, or substitute with anything you have to hand – once you have tuna, eggs and green… Continue reading Salad Niçoise

Chicken kebab with crunchy red cabbage

Friday night is takeaway night in our house (or at least it’s food that feels like a takeaway) and last week we had this super colourful meal of chicken kebabs with flatbreads and all the trimmings. No you don’t have to lay the food out in rainbow patterns, I just don’t seem to be able… Continue reading Chicken kebab with crunchy red cabbage

Buttermilk chicken with spicy coleslaw

Winner winner chicken dinner. A little forward prep is needed with this one (to marinate the chicken), but then it’s easy peasy. Whole chicken thighs with bone in + skin on work well too, but this time around I’ve cut boneless chicken into pieces. The coleslaw is zingy and delicious and onion free for those… Continue reading Buttermilk chicken with spicy coleslaw

Beetroot, goats cheese, dill + lentil salad

(Assume your best Chandler Bing voice) Could this salad BE any prettier?Well maybe if the lentils weren’t there, but I do love the pink and green together. This salad is seriously delicious and isn’t so much cooking as bunging stuff on a plate so do use any kind of leaves and greenery that you have… Continue reading Beetroot, goats cheese, dill + lentil salad

Smoked mackerel, orange + almond salad

I’d forgotten all about this salad, then remembered it when standing staring inside the fridge looking for something for lunch and spotted some mackerel and half an orange – eureka! Consequently I’ve eaten it twice this week. Yums. I’ve even managed to get my salad hating teenager to admit that its ‘ok’. High praise indeed.… Continue reading Smoked mackerel, orange + almond salad