Category Archives: Salads

Amazing teryaki ribeye & sunflower stir fry

Yet another killer supper from Raph last night after yet another long day. Some may call this a stir fry but there were no noodles nor rice so I think it passes as a man salad. A selection of crisp … Continue reading

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Raph’s chicken & chorizo kebab salad

I arrived home exhausted last night after a day of unusually intense exercise which saw me swimming lengths in Brockwell lido at 7.30am, then drying off and warming up on my bike ride to work.  After a standard desk-bound day … Continue reading

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Le Rosbif

I recently had a hunk of my mum’s cold, pink roast beef in the fridge and some rocket left over from our Salad Club supper. In less than 3 minutes, I sawed at the joint and piled the ingredients onto … Continue reading

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Vietnamese beef salad with teriyaki shitake mushrooms

I altered this salad slightly from Nigel Slater’s version in Kitchen Diaries, adding spring onions and using rocket instead of watercress. It was served up for a tired, hungry Raph last night and he adored it – not once bemoaning … Continue reading

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A delicious, seasonal and carb-free brunch

I used to think a boiled egg was worthless without toasted, buttered soldiers but, luckily, I was wrong. I tried this recipe from Jamie at Home at the weekend and it was incredible. Jamie uses pancetta but I went for … Continue reading

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A sharp grilled chicken and courgette salad

Grill your strips of chicken breast and finely sliced lengths of courgette at the same time, at separate ends of the rack, both with a little black pepper and lemon juice to stop them from sticking. Meanwhile, arrange some mixed … Continue reading

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Another chance for tuna

I realise Rosie’s delivered two tuna salads in the last week, but I’ve only recently got over my fear of stinking, school time, wet-with-mayonnaise-white-bread tuna sandwiches. This is as much of a meat salad as it is fish, more so … Continue reading

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Tuna two ways

I adore and regularly crave raw fish but recently I’ve been getting a bit bored of sliced sashimi with wasabi, ginger and soy – I wanted something with even more oomph and last week Raph came to the rescue. He … Continue reading

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Last night’s jerk salmon, goats’ cheese & rocket salad.

It was Ellie’s turn to host at Electric Mansions last night and my turn to cook, with the help of an amazing jerk marinade courtesy of Barbeque Man who has promised to reveal the secret recipe in our summer barbeque … Continue reading

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