Kara’s wild rice lentil salad is a great salad for summer. It’s tossed with a fragrant vinaigrette that’s seasoned with coriander, cumin, turmeric and cinnamon and sprinkled with currants and toasted almonds. It has become a tradition for us to spend the August long weekend with friends at their cottage on […]
The dressing recipe that accompanies the salad is my very favourite and has become my go-to dressing. Double the recipe so you’ll have leftovers. In many cultures pomegranates are a symbol of abundance and good fortune which makes them well suited to New Year’s good wishes. The recipe for Pomegranate […]
Wild rice and faro salad with coriander vinaigrette offers warm flavours and a hearty feel. This is a salad full of flavours and textures: The farro is slightly chewy, the nuts or seeds have some crunch and the brightly spiced vinaigrette has a wonderful exotic flavour. On these chilly […]
Honey Dijon Vinaigrette is delicious on tender greens and hearty grains I was always an early riser and when I was living at home after university I was usually the first one to the kitchen. One early morning I was startled by a spider in the honey pot. It […]
Homemade Honey Dijon Vinaigrette tastes way better than bought dressing and takes about two minutes to mix up. If you want to reduce the amount of processed foods in your fridge, making your own salad dressings is a good place to start. I have seen more than one family fridge with […]
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