May 27, 2017

Roasted Butternut Salad – wholesome goodness on a plate.

Posted on April 28, 2017 by in salads, vegetables

Roasted Butternut Salad

My roasted butternut salad is a hit. Every time I make it, people want to know the secret. My roasted butternut salad has no secret, really. It is just proof that good wholesome ingredients, treated with love and care, do not need much else. I love roasted vegetables. Frankly, I will be happy to eat […]

Ranch Dressing – most popular salad dressing.

Posted on January 16, 2017 by in salads, sauces

Ranch Dressing

Ranch dressing has been the best-selling salad dressing in the United States since 1992. Ranch Dressing was developed by Steve Henson in the early 1950 while working as a plumbing contractor in the Alaskan bush. Steve and his wife Gayle opened Hidden Valley Ranch, near Santa Barbara, California. There they served it to their guests. […]

Labneh Beetroot Salad with Cheesy titbits!

Posted on October 18, 2016 by in salads, vegetarian

labneh cream cheese

Labneh Cream Cheese is also known as strained cheese or yogurt cheese. It forms an integral part of Eastern Mediterranean, Middle East, and North African cuisines. It is also a good low fat substitute for cream cheese and sour cream. Labneh cream cheese can thicken salad dressings with a pleasant tang and creamy texture. Or […]

Summer Salads with Sizzle!

Posted on December 11, 2014 by in rsg, salads

Summer Salads

Summer Salads – colorbursts of flavor and textures that will make your taste buds pop! Summer salads are no longer made with limp lettuce, tomatoes and cucumber, but salads are just packed with flavor. It combines fruit with vegetables in the most amazing ways and salad companions range from nuts, to all sorts of delicious […]

Edible Flowers and Salad bowls

Posted on September 4, 2014 by in baked goods, rsg, salads

Edible Flowers

  Edible flowers is something you find on la-di-da cheffie  plates if food in very expensive restaurants, right? Wrong! Edible flowers is nothing new……… not only are they added to dishes for their beautiful vibrant colors, but they add flavor and texture too! Roses are most probably at the top of the list when ti […]

Smoked Chicken Salad with Passion fruit salad dressing

Posted on March 4, 2014 by in Chicken, salads

smoked chicken

Smoked chicken has become a stock item in my fridge, because it is so versatile! I can whip up a sandwich in no time and have you ever added chopped smoked chicken to  your standard tomato pasta sauce ….. it is delicious! Smoked chicken is relatively cheap to buy, but making your own smoked chicken […]

Christmas flavors and colors in one delicious salad!

Posted on November 14, 2013 by in pork, salads

Christmas flavors

Christmas flavors  to me  is fruity, spicy, creamy and of course always salty. Christmas flavors  in layman’s terms, (that’s me)  then boil down to gammon, lamb, chicken, bowls upon bowls of  salad, mom’s favorite mustard, potatoes, pork with crackling, rice  and gravy…… oh my word, I get tired just thinking of  the discomfort afterwards! Then […]

Summer salad with peas and goats cheese!

Posted on November 5, 2013 by in salads, vegetarian

summer salad

A summer salad to me has to have three vital elements, color, flavor and texture! especially a salad in summer. I want summer on my plate! A summer salad can be as simple as a few hand-picked lettuce leaves with a light vinaigrette or something a little more complicated like this Moroccan barley and Roasted […]

Winter salad bursting with robust flavors!

Posted on August 17, 2013 by in pork, salads

winter salad

Winter salad? I was not too sure about this idea. Who in their right minds would eat a salad in winter and that in most probably the coldest week of the year. Winter salad idea came to me when I walked through the Foodlover’s Market the other day and they had mountains of dates on […]

Beetroot and Feta Salad – perfect for a Monday detox!

Posted on April 14, 2013 by in salads, vegetarian

beetroot

Beetroot, most probably the vegetable I love more than any other vegetable! I love the boldness of it, the color, the texture and the almost earthy taste! Some foods are just better with beetroot, like my mom’s tenderized steak and green bean stew, dishes that would just be well, incomplete without the sweet-n-sour addition of […]