Beetroot, Blood Orange and Goats Cheese Salad

Ingredients 2 blood oranges 1 medium or 2 small beetroot Half a pack of creamy goats cheese (around 75g) Handful of rocket or watercress Olive oil Sea salt and black pepper Squeeze of honey 1tsp Dijon mustard 1 sprig of thyme, leaves picked Handful of walnut pieces Method Preheat your oven to 180Β°c (160Β°c fan)…

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Panzanella Salad

This is something I love to eat during the summer. You don't need much else with it, it's a meal in itself but a piece of roast chicken, lamb or some sausages would be welcome. I use Jamie Oliver's recipe for this salad.   Ingredients 200 g stale bread (Jamie recommends ciabatta, I use campaillette)…

Herby Courgettes with Chilli, Chickpeas and Halloumi

Such a summery dish. Courgettes are so versatile and work really well with the salty feta. The chilli gives a welcome kick. IngredientsΒ  1 large or 2 small courgettes A pack of halloumi cut into 1cm thick slices Around 1tbsp each of mint and chives 1 tin of chickpeas Half a deseeded red chilli Zest…

Pearl Barley Salad with Roast Veg and Feta

I eat salads like they're going out of fashion especially at this time of year. This one is particularly hearty and good if you're after something a little more substantial. Today I went for sweet potatoes but you could add almost anything to this salad and it would be good... squash, beetroot, goats cheese, boiled…

Watermelon and Feta Salad

This is one of the simplest things I will post here but one of the most delicious. The flavour combination is beautiful. Sweet juicy watermelon goes so well with the salty feta and olives with a hint of bitterness from the rocket leaves. And on the plus side, it looks lovely too! Ingredients A small…

Fresh Green Salad with Herbs and Halloumi

We picked a shed load of peas at the weekend and added a bag of broad beans to our haul at the farm shop. I thought I'd use them all up together tonight for dinner in a salad with some asparagus (of which I seem to hoard every time I go to the shops at…