If you’d like an alternative to a mayonnaise-based potato salad, think about this Italian-inspired option. It uses a simple dressing and can be assembled in minutes. Cook the potatoes in advance, refrigerate until the morning you are serving it, then toss them briefly in boiled water to warm before serving so the dressing absorbs nicely. For a vegan alternative, pump up the capers and omit the anchovies. [Read more…] about Italian potato salad
Sides & salads
This rice and cranberry salad is a perfect Christmas Day offering, made festive with the red of the cranberries and the green of the loose leaf salad. We recommend making it on the day and serving it at room temperature. [Read more…] about Rice and cranberry salad
The rice and lentil salad goes beautifully with slow cooked lamb, lamb kofta or even as part of a salad meal for vegetarians.
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Looking for a great use of the vegetables left in the crisper? This is a perfect method for rescuing cabbage, cauliflower or green beans from heading to the compost, or worse, the bin. It tastes great and works as a side serve of vegetables to go with any meat dish. The same method applies to all three veg – you just need a potato, some olive oil and salt. Jen serves this to her kids as an after school snack over the winter months. #WarOnWaste [Read more…] about Rescuing leftover vegetables
Wilting spinach and blanching vegetables can extend their life. If you haven’t eaten them, use these simple steps to wilt your spinach or blanch your vegetables which will allow you to freeze and store them until you are ready to eat them. [Read more…] about How to wilt spinach and blanch vegetables
If you are looking for the perfect and simplest dressing for a green salad, look no further than this white balsamic dressing. It is slightly sweeter than other vinegar dressings, and quick to prepare. [Read more…] about White balsamic dressing