Making life delicious, one recipe at a time.

Making life delicious, one recipe at a time.

Tag: salad ideas

Date, toasted almond and spinach salad

I don’t know if it’s my impending beach holiday or the heat, but I’ve been eating lots of salads lately. Who am I kidding, I eat salad everyday because if I didn’t then I don’t know what. This is the first of a few salad recipes that I’ll be throwing at you in the lead up to my hiatus in August and the last of the recipes that I made for my exotic middle eastern luncheon. Another Ottolenghi masterpiece, this salad has already entered legendary status in the combined family repertoire. It features prominently at family gatherings and is …

Blue Cheese Dressing

When it comes to salads, I follow the American school of thought where it’s more about the dressing than the actual contents of the salad. And when it comes to dressings – you can’t get any more delicious than blue cheese dressing. I first tried it when state-side many years ago and since then, I’ve made it my mission to create the simplest, best-tasting blue cheese dressing this side of the North Atlantic Ocean. With a little help from some sweet and creamy Bleu d’Auvergne, sourced from Cookham’s Deliciously French food stall in Maidenhead High St, I have put …