Beetroot, Red Onion, Baby Leaves and Walnut Salad

Beetroot, Red Onion, Baby Leaves and Walnut Salad Beetroot and walnuts are high in nutrients, which makes this tasty salad very good for you. Vacuum-packed beetroot is cooked and ready to use and has no additives. Chopped walnuts are usually available in the baking section of the supermarket.  – Sheila Kiely, Gimme the Recipe   Ingredients: […]

Chorizo and Tomato Salad

Chorizo and Tomato Salad     This dish is based on Jamie Oliver’s Jamie does Andalucía programme and I make it using a local ‘Gubbeen’ chorizo. I’ve always known that my ‘gob’ meant my mouth but never gave the word’s origins much thought. The name ‘Gubbeen’ is from the Gaelic gobin, meaning small mouthful, which […]

Olive and Feta or Mozzarella Bites

Olive and Feta or Mozzarella Bites   These are simple yet very attractive-looking bites. Mozzarella pearls are stocked in some supermarkets. Alternatively you could use a melon baller to make your own from a large mozzarella ball; I’ve tried it though and it’s a bit fiddly and time-consuming. If you cannot get hold of mozzarella […]


SALTED BREADCRUMB TOPPING INGREDIENTS 1 tablespoon unsalted butter ½ cup breadcrumbs, homemade or store-bought ½ teaspoon salt   DIRECTIONS In a small saucepan, melt the butter over medium-low heat. Add the breadcrumbs and salt, and stir continuously until the breadcrumbs are golden and fragrant, 5 to 7 minutes.    

Amazing Recipes for salads part5

Russian Salad. Chop 1/2 pound of cold roast veal with 1/4 pound of smoked salmon, 3 sour pickles, 2 sour apples, 1 large onion, some beans and capers and 3 hard-boiled eggs chopped fine. Add some chopped nuts. Season and pour over a mayonnaise dressing. Garnish with sliced beets and olives; serve cold.   Birthday […]