Baked Tempeh Noodle Salad with a Grapefruit Dressing

So tempeh has been around for years but it’s really just made it to the uk chain store market in the last few years it has more texture than tofu and it really soaks up the marinade. I had a grapefruit leftover from a fruit salad and thought I would make a dressing like the…

Caesar Style Leftover Chicken Salad

So we had roast chicken last night and there was quite a lot of meat left I filled up poppy the puppy’s bowl and still had quite a bit so decided to make a chicken salad. I didn’t have any Parmesan so I used cheddar cheese instead. I always use the the Carcass as a…

Haggis Salad with a Runny Egg and Mustard Dressing

I’m not Scottish but as it is burn’s night and my local farm shop had an array of haggis goods for sale I thought I would give it a go. I’m from Devon and love hogs pudding so I guessed I should like it. Unlike hogs pudding which uses pig meat, haggis uses lamb organs…

Ham, Black Eyed Bean and Marinated Tomato Salad

As the autumn is in full swing the tomatoes this time of year aren’t at their best so marinating them really maximises their sweetness and it doubles up as a dressing. Pulses are so good for you and now you can buy them in tins they are really easy to drain and chuck into salads….

Halloumi and Lentil Salad with a Sweet Chilli Dressing

Halloumi takes on flavours really well and the Thai sweet chilli sauce adds such a nice flavour against the salty, creamy halloumi and earthy lentils. I always replace a block as it’s a quick healthy chuck together lunch. The other thing I keep in the cupboard is a box of puy lentils. I have learnt…