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the best summer salad

We’ve been making the most of this beautiful weather with lots of alfresco dining and experimenting with different salads.  Our current favourite is a very fresh feta and orange salad with honeyed almonds, adapted from a recipe by… 198 more words


A rather English pesto

These last two summers I have successfully grown watercress from seed in large tubs at home, starting the crop in the greenhouse and then moving it outside once the threat of a late Dorset frost has passed in May.  329 more words


Peach, Pistachio & Watercress Salad

Salads can be so simple, and, more often than not, can end up being a little boring, especially if you get stuck into the habit of always using traditional ‘salad’ ingredients like lettuce, tomato and cucumber – which I’m guilty of! 523 more words


Watercress & Cashew Dip

Out with the kale, and in with the watercress! I have to admit I am a bit of a trendite when it comes to nutrition, but my motives are pure; I simply try to consume the most nutrient-dense foods I can.  389 more words


Ideas for Shrimps!!!

Spiced Shrimps with Beans and Couscous

Cook 1 lb shrimp, 1 chopped shallot, 1/2 tsp coriander, paprika, salt, and olive oil in skillet. transfer to plate. 244 more words


Avocado Egg Spread


  • Eggs – 3 boiled
  • Avocado – 1
  • Lemon – juice 1/4 of lemon
  • Watercress – 1/2 cup chopped
  • Salt & Pepper – To taste…
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Japanese Sprout Salad

Source: 12 Months of Monastery Salads
Date tried: July 10, 2014
Yield: 6 servings
Time needed: 2 hours chilling time

This dressing is excellent!  And watercress with bean sprouts makes a delightfully different green salad.  113 more words