Category Archives: Salad

Zucchini and Basil Salad with Buffalo Mozzarella

   Seems like zucchini aka courgette, is the hottest vegetable since cauliflower right now! Like cauliflower before it (which is used as rice or as a pizza base) zucchini’s status has increased to hot mostly because it is what the … Continue reading

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Radicchio Salad with Apple

   This is my current favourite salad and it is a fantastic accompaniment to barbecued meat and crispy roast potatoes. It is also as pretty as a picture! Radicchio is a red leaf lettuce and is immensely popular with Italians, chargrilled … Continue reading

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Mexican Salad

It can be said that a recipe creates a synergy where the sum is much greater than the parts! Crispy chorizo, the sweet corn, the creamy avocado, the juicy tomato, the freshness from the coriander, the softness of the beans, the crunch from the onion and the spiciness from the chilli … Continue reading

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Travel Memories: Ranch Dressing in USA

If there were one thing I got obsessed about during my travels in USA a few years ago, it was Ranch Dressing.  Ok, there was  probably two – Buffalo Wings was another.  However it was creamy, tangy Ranch dressing that … Continue reading

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Beetroot and Yoghurt Salad

This recipe is inspired by the sensational beetroot salad from Mecca Bah in Brisbane. Given I live in Sydney and my trips to Brisbane were infrequent, I had no choice but to devise my own version.  This is a great … Continue reading

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Fig & Proscuitto Salad

Soon, as the weather warms up, figs will become cheap and plentiful. When they do, this is one of my favourite ways to eat them.  The flavour combination is just superb. You can make this salad with a few different … Continue reading

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Seven Layer Salad

In the late 80’s, a seven layer salad was ‘the” fashionable thing to crop up at every BBQ.  Always presented in a round glass bowl so that you could see the layers, it never failed to please. I was skimming … Continue reading

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