Brown Lentil and Beetroot Salad Recipe

Brown lentils are my new best friends. Cooked properly, they provide a dish with a satisfying ‘bite’, different from the mushiness of red lentils and the softer texture of the green lentils. Brown lentils, therefore, are the ideal candidate for sides served cold, like this Brown Lentil and Beetroot Salad.

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Green Bean and Butternut Squash Salad

This recipe is an homage to the many times we’ve all been to our local deli/cafe and found ourselves astounded by the hastily thrown together salads, which are soon found to be perfectly balanced and down-right delicious. Usually, my recipes feign a sense of deep-thought and consideration; the Green Bean and Butternut Squash Salad you see before you is the product of nothing more than a swift glance around my fridge. Hastily thrown together, it is nonetheless perfectly balanced and downright delicious.

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Beetroot, Pear & Goats Cheese Salad Recipe

Drizzled with local honey and extra virgin olive oil, this recipe for Beetroot, Pear and Goats Cheese Salad brings an interesting and complementary range of flavours to the dinner table. Served in large chunks, it’s a salad perfect for sharing with others as a starter, or even main meal.

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Potato, Egg & Chorizo Salad Recipe

Though allowing delicious new potatoes to be swallowed whole by irresponsible amounts of mayonnaise is tantamount to spud-blasphemy, a heavier rendition is often desirable. We first had this Chorizo and Potato Salad during a recent trip to Spain. Full of protein, carbs and – most importantly – flavour this satisfying salad was just the ticket having just stepped off a delayed flight.

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Radish and Watercress Potato Salad Recipe

As the weather begins to warm up – there are far fewer frost days once April comes around – grocers and even – shudder – supermarkets across the country begin to stock all manner of wonderful seasonal ingredients. Two of my favourites? You guessed it. This recipe for Radish, Watercress and Potato Salad highlights the best bits of British food in April/May.

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