Salmon and Lettuce Mousse

Salads
September 28, 2011 Salmon and Lettuce Mousse is easy to make but can look impressive, if presented well on a well dressed plate, on a buffet table for social occasions and summer parties. Ingredients ½ an Iceberg lettuce ½ pint dry white wine Salt and pepper 4oz (1oo g) cream cheese 8oz (225g) fresh salmon ½ pint (280 {Tags: , , , , } {More...}

Watercress Salad with Mint and Citrus Dressing

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September 7, 2011 Watercress Salad with Mint and Citrus Dressing a refreshing salad which can be served with meat, chicken or fish dishes.  Works well with the Grilled Salmon Fillets with Lime and Herb Butter.  They key to this summery salad is to use really fresh ingredients. Ingredients 1 bunch watercress, trimmed and coarsely chopped 4 sprigs fresh {Tags: , , , , , , } {More...}

Caesar Salad

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September 5, 2011 Caesar Salad  a famous American salad which is normally attributed to Caesar Cardini an Italian immigrant who had restaurants in the USA and Mexico.  The original Caesar salad did not contain anchovies. Inedients 2 small heads of cos lettuce 1 clove garlic 4oz 100g drained anchovies 4oz – 100g blue cheese  crumbled 4 oz – {Tags: , , , , , , } {More...}

French Dressing (basic)

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September 1, 2011 French Dressing (basic) When this dressing is first made it should be poured over the salad at once but t can be bottled and used later but remember to shake the bottle before use. Ingredients 1 tbsp prepared mustard 8 fl oz (230) ml olive oil 2 fl oz (60ml) vinegar ¼ tsp caster sugar {Tags: } {More...}

Hot Potato Salad

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August 10, 2011 Hot Potato Salad Ingredients 4 to 5 medium boiling potatoes                                                  (1 1/2 lb.), cooked with skin 6 slices bacon 1/2 c. finely chopped onion 4 tbsp. cider vinegar 3 tbsp. water {Tags: } {More...}

Avacado Salad with Orange Dressing

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Avacado Salad with Orange Dressing A fresh summery salad to accompany salmon or any white fish, barbequed meat or chicken. Ingredients 1 medium orange 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 tablespoon white wine vinegar 1 teaspoon wholegrain mustard 80g mixed salad leaves 1 small cucumber, cubed 1 medium avocado, halved then sliced Finely grate rind from {Tags: } {More...}