As the weather gets warmer, I find myself scrounging around for interesting salads. As much as we all love meats off the braai, they require some light, crunchy veg to balance it all out. Since it looks as if we’re in for some lovely, warm […]
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This lovely cold dish is a study in contrasts. It is sweet and sour, with a divine, slippery texture, and a mild nuttiness from the toasted sesame seeds. This “salad” makes a lovely, light meal for two on a warm summer day. Alternately, it can […]
This classic, Italian tomato salad comes together in a matter of minutes. Best of all, it’s a real crowd pleaser and is easy to make in big batches. This is an ideal side dish for family gatherings or outdoor entertaining. Sometimes, the simplest dishes are […]
This delicious roasted eggplant salad can be served either warm or cold. Seasoned with Lebanese style Baharat, a Middle Eastern seasoning mix, this light, creamy dish has a rich, warm flavor — perfect for early spring or early fall. As I was working on my […]
This fresh, crunchy radish salad comes together in under 20 minutes and is an ideal accompaniment to grilled meats. The texture and freshness of the salad contrast beautifully with the smokiness of meats from the grill. It is equally delicious as part of an elegant, […]