Plate up a Trout Salad…

“Every salad you serve, is a picture you have painted, a sculpture you have modelled, a drama you have created.” ~ Carol Truax What makes a good salad? For me, it’s all about key ingredients,  the colour contrast, seasoning and dressing the plate. Just a few ingredients to start with… Oil the foil, then season the […]

Mexican Chicken Salad Bowls..

“Mexican food if so full of colour, life and music. It’s like a piñata exploding in your mouth.” ~ Kate McLennan This recipe works on so many levels… The salad bowls are edible too! Let’s get started! Rinse the quinoa at least 3 times, then simmer in stock and lay out to dry. Cumin, paprika, […]

Mexican Chicken for Souper-Saturday…

“All those typically Mexican flavours – lime, coriander, chilli – combined in a soup with the crunch of tortilla chips” -Jennifer Joyce Add in some tender poached chicken and this soup works a treat! Let’s get souping! Slice the chicken and set aside. Now rinse the red kidney beans. Ingredients: 2 tbsp olive oil 1 […]

My Avocado and Pancetta Salad…

“A salad is not a meal. It is a style.” – Fran Lebowitz. I hope you enjoy the style of this salad.  Crispy pancetta, apple, nuts and pomegranate add flavour and crunch; complementing the soft, creamy avocado, making this a super salad! Avocados are superfoods and I love them! Ingredients: 1 ripe avocados, stoned and […]

Watermelons are Wonderful ….

“When one has tasted watermelon he knows what the angels eat.” Mark Twain I love watermelon…it’s fruity, refreshing, mouth-watering and it’s good for you!  Watermelon is not just all sugar, sweetness and water: It’s full of vitamins, minerals and antioxidants and is low in calorie. Eat it for breakfast; it’s great for the digestive system. It’s […]