Cucumber and Rice Noodle Salad

I don’t know about you, but when we’re all at home (and obviously thanks to Covid-19 that is ALL the time right now) I struggle with lunch ideas the most. The other meals and snacks I find I can think up ideas, be creative and non-repetitive, but for some reason lunches often stump me. I…

Cucumber and Pea Salad

I’m not sure about you, but my children struggle with composed salads – they’re fine with lettuce, cucumber etc. but as soon as I make a pretty plateful of mixed salad ingredients they shy away. I can totally understand that some salads can be challenging, but such is my love of eating any kind of…

Tangy Cucumber Salad

I find it really hard to get my children to eat salads – they’re fine with salad vegetables on their own, but combine or dress them and then they’re not keen. Since Big S loves both cucumber and anything with a bit of zing, I thought we’d try a basic marinated cucumber salad. It worked…

Cucumber and Poppy Seed Salad

Here’s my first recipe inspired by a recipe in my lovely new Ottolenghi cookbook. It’s certainly a step up from an average, rather bland cucumber salad – there’s nothing flabby and watery about this recipe. Give it a go, these luscious cucumbers will certainly excite your palate. Cucumber and Poppy Seed Salad (dairy-free, egg-free, nut-free, soya-free,…