Papaya Mint Lime Salad (Vegan + GF)

Papaya Mint Lime Salad (Vegan + GF)

This Papaya Mint Lime Salad is all kinds of side dish goals. I mentioned the other day that I’d served this peanut curry with a delicious papaya salad, and so here’s the recipe as promised!  Fruity salads are just the best – I love having little bursts of candy-like sweetness to offset the heat of aRead more

Mango Daikon Radish Mint Salad

Mango Daikon Radish Mint Salad

This Mango Daikon Radish Mint Salad is fresh, fruity, minty, and deceptively easy to make! I absolutely love fruity salads, especially ones made with mango, which I love pairing with herbs, like this Thai-inspired one with basil, or this Mexican salsa with coriander. I’ve used mint in this one because its freshness really helps enhance the sweetnessRead more

Lazy Falafel (Vegan + GF)

Lazy Falafel (Vegan + GF)

Hello lovely readers, please meet life-changing Lazy Falafel. I repeat, life-changing.  What’s not to love about falafel? As a university student I would often visit Taste of Cambridge. Also chummily known as ‘The Falafel Van’, this itinerant eatery can be found on the corner of Market Street, usually attached to a flock of loyal customers. Their well-knownRead more

Yuzu Dressing Persimmon Salad (Vegan + GF)

Yuzu Dressing Persimmon Salad (Vegan + GF)

This Yuzu Dressing Persimmon Salad is fresh, fragrant and the perfect balance of sweet, salty and sour! Yuzu is an Asian citrus fruit. It tastes slightly bitter like grapefruit, but has the sweet blossomy aroma of a clementine. It is widely used in Japanese cuisine, for savoury dressings and sauces, as well as in desserts,Read more

Clementine French Bean Chicory Hazelnut Salad (Vegan + GF)

Clementine French Bean Chicory Hazelnut Salad (Vegan + GF)

This Clementine French Bean Chicory Hazelnut Salad was inspired by the autumnal salads I posted last month (like this Apple Fig and Walnut salad and this Persimmon Avocado and Rocket salad). This one here is a slightly more festive salad that’s perfect for winter, and especially Christmas! I initially tried to make this salad with persimmons, but I wasn’tRead more

Persimmon Avocado Rocket Salad (Vegan + GF)

Persimmon Avocado Rocket Salad (Vegan + GF)

This Persimmon Avocado Rocket Salad was inspired by my love of fruity salads, persimmons, and all things autumn! I loved the autumnal salad I posted recently so much that I started thinking about other seasonal salads I could make.  This Persimmon Avocado Rocket Salad features everything that a good salad should, in my opinion – fresh fruit, dried fruit,Read more

Apple Fig Walnut Rocket Salad (Vegan + GF)

Apple Fig Walnut Rocket Salad (Vegan + GF)

I absolutely love the combination of flavours and textures in this Apple Fig Walnut Rocket Salad! I’d been wanting to make a salad for autumn/winter for a while, but had a hard time finding flavour combinations that would work without a cheese (namely goats cheese or blue cheese) to tie them together. I love savouryRead more

Broccoli and Edamame with Sesame Dressing

Broccoli and Edamame with Sesame Dressing

This Broccoli and Edamame with Sesame Dressing is a quick, easy and delicious side dish that will compliment almost any meal.  First, let’s talk about the Sesame Dressing. It’s inspired by this sesame dressing that I always buy when I’m in Japan. The dressing is creamy, salty-sweet and insanely moreish. I use it for absolutely anything greenRead more

Pea, Broad Bean and Asparagus Pesto Salad

Pea, Broad Bean and Asparagus Pesto Salad

This Pea, Broad Bean and Asparagus Pesto Salad is full of fresh, summery flavours and a great way to make use of seasonal peas and broad beans. The nutty peas and broad beans are perfectly complimented by the more delicate asparagus and peppery rocket, whilst the pesto sauce acts as a rich, creamy and garlicky dressing.  GarnishingRead more

Nectarine Quinoa Buckwheat Tabbouleh (Vegan + GF)

Nectarine Quinoa Buckwheat Tabbouleh (Vegan + GF)

This Nectarine Quinoa Buckwheat Tabbouleh is easy to make, really nutritious and perfect for summer.  Boasting a kaleidoscopic array of flavours and colours, this delicious tabbouleh consists of: plenty of sweet fruits – tart-sweet dried cherries and juicy nectarines refreshingly crunchy raw veg – fresh cucumber, tangy red onion, sweet pepper, peppery radish, juicy tomatoes alllll the freshRead more

Wagamama-Inspired Salad Dressing (Vegan + GF)

Wagamama-Inspired Salad Dressing (Vegan + GF)

Does anyone else agree with me that the highlight of the Katsu Curry from Wagamama‘s is the side salad because the dressing is so delicious? I recreated the flavours at home to make this Wagamama-Inspired Salad Dressing tastes just like the one from the restaurant!  It’s the perfect combination of different flavours – the saltiness of theRead more

Vegan Thai Mango Salad (GF)

Vegan Thai Mango Salad (GF)

A great plant-based side dish, this Vegan Thai Mango Salad is a vibrant addition to any dinner table, and looks especially impressive at dinner parties. As it’s both vegan and gluten-free, it suits a variety of dietary requirements and is so quick and easy to make, as well as being incredibly healthy. It’s a great side salad for lotsRead more