Tuesday, 16 June 2015

ONE DRESSING TWO SALADS

With the Fine Weather finally upon us, Barbecue Season is in full swing.
Try something new with your salad here's my favourite recipes for slaw and potato salad, Theres never any left over.
My sort of Mayonnaise-but-healthier recipe has an added kick.
Perfect for Potato Salads and Coleslaw

Dressing Recipe:

4tsp strong horseradish
200g natural yogurt
100g mayonnaise
Zest of 1 Lemon
Pinch of Salt and pepper

Mix all ingredients until smooth.


Fruity Slaw Recipe:

Easy to prepare and ready in ten minutes and serves 8-10 People.

1 Green apple cut into matchstick shapes.
1 Fennel bulb, halved and very thickly sliced.
1 Small White Cabbage, very thinly sliced.
Juice of 1 Lemon.
1 tbsp white wine vinegar.
2 tbsp finely chopped chives.

Mix the apple, fennel and cabbage with the lemon juice and vinegar and set aside for 5 minutes to soften slightly.
Add the chives and dressing.
Mix well and season.


Summer Potato Salad Recipe:

Again very easy to prepare ahead of time and ready in 15 minutes.
This Recipe serves roughly 6 People.

900g Baby Potatoes well scrubbed.
250g Streaky Bacon.
5 Spring Onions, finely sliced.
65g Watercress, very roughly chopped.

Cook the Potatoes until tender, they can be steamed or boiled.
Set aside and let cool slightly.
Heat your grill to medium-high and grill the bacon for 2 minutes each side or until crisp all depending on your grill.
Chop bacon finely once cooled.
While the Potatoes are still slightly warm, add the dressing, spring onions, watercress and bacon.
Mix well and season.




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