Marinated Artichoke Salad

Marinated Artichoke Salad With Green Beans And Mushrooms

A marinated artichoke salad with crunchy green beans and sauteed portobello mushrooms. Dressed with a piquant pumpkin seed, shallot, and balsamic dressing. Do you like artichokes? The nobbly Jerusalem variety are delicious and make a tasty soup or work great as a vegetable in their own right either boiled, roasted or pureed. It’s the globe artichoke that up until very …

Continue Reading

fish caesar salad

Fish Caesar Salad

Crispy fillets of fried plaice, with crunchy little gem lettuce, tossed in a piquant caper and dill dressing. Why is it that when you go out to a restaurant for dinner and see a caesar salad on the menu it often comes with chicken? Don’t get me wrong I like a bit of chicken in my caesar salad but seafood …

Continue Reading

warm mackerel salad

Warm Mackerel salad with cucumber and hoisin

Grilled marinated mackerel with crunchy cucumbers, spring onions, and water chestnuts served with a spicy hoisin dressing. I gave up ordering food from Chinese takeaways a good few years back. Their use of msg as a flavour enhancer eventually turned me off them, it just makes everything taste the same. I reckon that if you did a blind taste test, …

Continue Reading

avocado, prawn, and citrus salad

Avocado, Prawn, And Citrus Salad

Sweet Dublin bay prawns with creamy avocado and tangy citrus fruits, tossed in a caramelized ginger dressing Salads are supposed to be good for you. Light, healthy, and nutritious but only up to a point. That point being when you reach for your favourite dressing, be it caesar, mayo, or salad cream. But what’s a salad without a little dressing? …

Continue Reading