This Georgian salad would usually be served alongside other hot and cold Zabuski at the beginning of a meal, accompanied by warm bread. Its from ” Notes from a Small Kitchen Island” by Debora Robertson.
A very good potato salad from ” Notes from a Small Kitchen Island” by Debora Robertson. If you like it can be made the day before, but only add the onion and the herbs and stir them in about an hour before serving.
Many Mediterranean countries have a version of this salad which is ideal for the hot summer months. This version, known as Tonno e Fagioli, is from Sardinia . I found it in ” Gino’s Italian Escapes” by Gino D’Acampo. Serve with crusty bread.
My local chef and food writer Claire Thomson published her latest book ” Tomato” last month and as always I have found so many recipes I want make . The chapter on salads has many good ideas for the unprecedented hot weather we are currently experiencing and this simple and refreshing salad is the first recipe I tried.
A very moreish warm carrot salad from ” Morito” by Sam and Sam Clark. If you can get carrots of different colours all the better.
An easy salad from Claire Thomson.
This translates as ” old man mix” and there are many different versions but the key components are eggs, anchovies and potatoes in a creamy sauce. This version is from ” The Little Swedish Kitchen” by Rachel Khoo. It’s also good served on toast as a snack, without the salad leaves.
A new potato salad from Gill Meller.
A healthy Moroccan inspired salad from Diana Henry.
A Scandinavian inspired salad from ” Cook Simple” by Diana Henry. You could use smoked trout or fresh salmon instead of the hot smoked salmon, and add quarters of cooked ( not pickled) beetroot if you like.
A French bistro classic from ” Cook Simple” by Diana Henry. You can replace the walnuts with hazelnuts and the Roquefort with Cashel Blue or Gorgonzola.
A French salad from Parisian bistro ” Le Petit Gavroche” . I found the recipe in ” Cook Simple” by Diana Henry. For a variation you can add 150g sauteed bacon lardons and top each serving with a poached egg.
This salad showcases Beetroot and can be varied through the season by using different types of beetroot and leaves. It’s from ” Butter” by James Martin.
A simple and healthy supper from ” Butter” by James Martin.
A dish that can be served hot or cold from ” butter” by James Martin. Dice all the vegetables quite finely to help them break down as the pulses cook.