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Salmon, Quinoa, Mango and Feta Salad

Every now and again I find a recipe which my whole family loves, it’s actually harder than it sounds; pleasing 5 very different tastes! This one from Sainsbury’s definitely fits the bill, everyone raved about it, even picky middle child

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Tuna Nicoise

This is a staple salad recipe in our house, I first made it when I was following my Detox diet but it has now become a regular dish and it is always well received. This would make a great supper

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Weights and Measures Conversion

   Most recipes now use the Metric system of weighing and measurement (ie grammes and litres). However, you may come across recipes still using the old Imperial system (pounds and ounces) and this method is used in America so a

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Salad Dressings

Home made Salad Dressings are so much better than shop bought ones. Mass produced dressings are made to have a long shelf life so they will often contain some sort of preservative and also thickeners. Making your own dressing means

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Gok Wan’s Spicy Cucumber Salad

This spicy salad is a treat for the taste buds, it literally sings! Taken from Gok Wan’s book “Gok Cooks Chinese”, which I thoroughly recommend, it has reawakened my love of Chinese food which had been diminished by years of

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Greek Salad

This has to be one of the simplest salads you can make but that doesn’t mean it’s short on flavour! Sometimes less is more…. Ingredients (serves 4) 1 green lettuce or a combination of leaves, roughly 400 g, or 1

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Watercress, Orange and Walnut Salad

This is a really robust winter salad which works well with meat dishes such as Beef Bourguignon. The flavours are amazing and this salad is packed full of vitamins and minerals, vital in the winter months. Ingredients (serves 6) 200g

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Pork and Noodle Salad with Ginger Soy Dressing

A winning recipe from the BHG website which is a great resource for recipes of any kind plus plenty of other house related stuff! Ingredients: 600g pork tenderloin 300g rice noodles 2 cups shredded  cabbage 2 medium carrots, shredded 1 cup thinly

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Pan-Seared King Prawn Salad with Mango-Lime Dressing

My mouth is watering just typing out the name of this fabulous summer salad. A truly delicious recipe: ingredients 24 medium fresh or frozen king prawns 1/3 cup olive oil 3 tablespoons lemon juice 1 tablespoon prawn cocktail sauce (3 parts mayonnaise to

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