Traditional Polish Salad

Polish Vegetable Salad

In Poland this is a very traditional salad that is served on birthdays, Christmas, Easter, pretty much every gathering of friends and family.  Known in Polish as sałatka jarzynowa it is essentially a “must have” component of these gatherings – as is having pickled herrings! :)   For this recipe I’ll typically usually use any leftover already […]

Four bean salad

Four Bean Salad

I was begging my sister in law for this recipe for so long.  It’s a delicious salad, full of fiber and vitamins and packed with flavor.  It’s ideal for a BBQ party. The appearance of the salad may not be breathtaking, but I promise you it is incredible tasty and very easy to prepare. Four Bean […]

French Inspired Fennel and Orange Salad

French Inspired Fennel and Orange Salad

Magnifique! This French inspired fennel and orange salad recipe has been adapted from “The Essential Mediterranean Cookbook”.   It’s fairly easy to prepare, and while the cookbook’s recipe was ok, I decided to fry and not roast the fennel, and mine adds some roasted almonds on top.  It’s a lovely salad that is tasty and relatively […]

Summer beet salad with raspberries and goat cheese

Summer beet salad with raspberries and goat cheese

This salad is delicious, colorful and very versatile – it can be used to impress your guests at a formal dinner party or simply as a side dish for your hamburgers at the summer BBQ party.  It also has goat cheese, one of my favorite cheeses, and I typically tend to sprinkle a tiny bit […]

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