Tag: Salad

Buttermilk Corn Bread, Conran Cake Plate
Baking and Sweet Endings

Buttermilk Corn Bread

Another one of our favourite quick breads. It’s so good with soups, chili  or a main course salad. I love  baking with buttermilk as it provides such a nice flavour and crumb to the finished product. Makes One 8 x 8” Pan 2 large eggs ¼ cup sugar ½ cup unbleached flour ½ cup wholewheat […]

Salad With Radishes, Chopped Egg and Radishes
Salads, Soups and And Sandwiches

Springtime Salad

As we were going to be entertaining visitors from back east, I thought, considering the arrival of so many local goodies in the market, that our guests should be treated to a “locavore” dinner. I created this salad using little gem lettuce, Italian parsley and arugula from our garden, to enjoy with barbecued chicken.  For […]

Asparagus Drizzled with Dijon Vinaigrette, Shallots
Salads, Soups and And Sandwiches

Asparagus Vinaigrette

Chilled asparagus with a lovely vinaigrette makes a  great starter salad and an excellent addition to a buffet table. Makes 4 – 6 Servings 1 ½ – 2 lbs. asparagus, trimmed (see below) 2 shallots, finely chopped 2 to 3 Tbsp. finely chopped flat leaf parsley Bring a large pot of water to a boil.  Add a […]

Curried Rice Salad, Yellow Plate, Japanese Yellow & White Bowl with Cashews
Salads, Soups and And Sandwiches

Curried Rice Salad

In the mood for something with the flavour or curry?  Then this salad is for you!  We barbecued some chicken wings to have with it…delicious!  And it would be a good thing to take to a barbecue! You can add cooked barbecued chicken or other proteins to make it a main course salad. Makes Approximately […]

Assorted Green, Yellow & Purple Beans, Draining in Colander
Salads, Soups and And Sandwiches

Fresh Bean Salad

  When beans are in season, either your own home grown, or bought at your local farmer’s markets, it’s the perfect time to make this salad! A very tasty side dish! Dress the beans with the vinaigrette just before serving so the beans will retain their bright colour! Makes Approximately 6 Servings 1 ½ lbs. […]