Salad with Avocado Green Goddess Dressing

Green Goddess dressing – delicious zingy punchy flavours taken up a notch with the addition of an Avocado for good fats and a lovely creamy flavour. Perfect with any crudites or like I used here to bump up nutritional content of a salad and help my hungry other half feel full. Avocado Green Goddess Dressing 3 Handfuls each of basil mint and flat leaf parsley … Continue reading Salad with Avocado Green Goddess Dressing

Fattoush with Crispy Croutons & Sumac Dressing

Summer arrived this weekend and we spent a long afternoon in the garden soaking up the available rays while sheltering from the still slightly chilly wind. Memories of lying behind a windbreaker on a Wexford beach and running to dive into freezing seas convincing yourself it was summer, and sure it was summer, Just Irish Style. This salad is an amazing crunchy crispy tangy dish … Continue reading Fattoush with Crispy Croutons & Sumac Dressing

Superfoods Salad with Roast Garlic Aioli

Finally getting some time out in the garden this weekend reminds me why I love living in Ireland, getting to tend the vegetable patch and enjoy the sounds of the kids playing and running around is pleasure at its simplest. With all the delicious spring vegetables available now, I love letting them take center stage by omitting any meat. This salad is chock full of … Continue reading Superfoods Salad with Roast Garlic Aioli

Monkfish, Crispy Sweet Potatoes & Warm Green Bean Salad

Sometimes there is just no point in looking for attention (or conversation!) Last weekend was one of those – Golf and Rugby, forget about any decent chat apart from the odd grunt so I just got cooking. The sweet potatoes crisped with the spices are a really nice alternative to the usual steamed version and the green bean and lardons are delicious just warm as … Continue reading Monkfish, Crispy Sweet Potatoes & Warm Green Bean Salad