This is a staple party salad in my family since 2013 when I've made it for the first time. I've prepared it once for a party – the salad was a hit, so I passed the recipe on. Now my mum and my mother in low makes this salad literally every party gathering. Guests are … Continue reading party time! – farfalle & pistachio pasta salad
what to do with leek easy and quick?
Harvesting season starts for leeks somewhere around September. I feel like leeks are often a bit underestimate as a veg. Most of it is used as an addition to the soups and stews, not really often served fresh and raw. Maybe it's because its onion-like taste and a bit hard texture. But in my opinion … Continue reading what to do with leek easy and quick?
celeriac and cranberry side salad
I had some leftovers of cranberries and some celery root, and because I like combining fruits and veggies in salads I decided to make this simple side salad. It's very easy to make mix of celeriac, little bit of apple, some cranberries (but raisins will work too, although they will add more sweetness) and spices. … Continue reading celeriac and cranberry side salad
leek, egg, sweetcorn & smoked mackerel salad
This salad always reminds me of Spring and Easter time. I like crunchiness and freshness of leeks, mixed with sweetness of sweetcorn, they give each other nice balance. Quite sharp onion-like taste of leeks also goes great with a bit dull taste of hard boiled eggs. All this gives very nice balance of flavours and … Continue reading leek, egg, sweetcorn & smoked mackerel salad
quick & easy fennel salad
A quick break from Christmas preparations, to eat something light and nourishing. I had 3 lonely fennel bulbs from my weekly veg delivery, waiting to be consumed. Fennel is not the vegetable I often buy (to be honest I think I never bought any fennel bulbs), but since I got it I had a crunchy … Continue reading quick & easy fennel salad
pork chops in mustard & savoy cabbage salad with horseradish sauce
Some taste combinations won't stop surprising me. Adding horseradish to to a simple salad sauce, adds so much value and freshness to the cabbage. On the other hand adding mustard (which I like a lot) to pork chops (which I don't quite like) makes them just delicious. That's how with these two simple ingredients you … Continue reading pork chops in mustard & savoy cabbage salad with horseradish sauce