In summer I eat raw chicory (Belgium endive). With raisins and whatever fruits I have in stock. The best partners for raw chicory are slices of a banana and an overripe pear. Plus parts of a sweet apple. There is no sauce, sugar, honey or syrup involved. As long as you use an overripe pear. Or two. That has this great sweet juice. And will transform those bitter but fresh chicory leaves into a crispy sweet salad
Pink tuna rice salad is my bowl of comfort. In summer. This rich salad with black olives, tomatoes and hard boiled eggs cannot beat a pasta. And the glue to this eccentric mix is a salad sauce. I love a honey mustard salad sauce. But you might have another favourite?
This French bean salad is a classic. That has potential. In case you’re looking for a veggie bowl filled with sour sweetness. Than this French bean salad is the right candidate
This rice salad is fresh and light. And an easy base for leftovers. Like shrimps, cod, haddock, chicken, cooked ham. Mango or strawberries. In other words, this is a recipe for a zesty sweet bowl on a summer’s day
This a perfect bowl for a lazy summer Sunday. The base is cooked long grain rice. That is rinsed with cold water. And with the addition of pulled crab sticks (aka surimi sticks) and a strong green tsatsiki sauce. Makes this recipe a candidate for my top 10 list of comfortable dishes
In July you can get those slim cucumbers. At some market stalls or specialists stores. Those little cucumbers have so much more taste. Than their tall sisters. This salad is about storing thin slices of cucumbers in a dressing of a fresh lemon, honey and salt. The listed combo will take care of the pickling
A sweet salad of juicy tomatoes & strawberries. And this simple salad is to eat with sorbet ice cream. Or with fresh burrata Either way. This salad could be your starter or dessert!
Roma tomatoes leave this amazing juice when they get grilled. That is the perfect salad sauce
In case your local super market has a bag of sliced cabbage in stock. Grab it! With an apple, boiled eggs, and some leftover Fuet. You whip up a salad! In no time
Cooked beans from a tin or glass can be a challenge. However; if you give tinned beans a good rinse. And marinate them overnight. You have an easy side-dish. With character