Potato Salad

Potato Salad A classic potato salad, I use creme fraiche in France as it is easier to get than sour cream and we like the added touch of Dijon mustard.12 even-sized potatoes1 egg4 bacon rashers, rind and excess fat trimmed, finely chopped60g  whole-egg mayonnaise40g sour cream or creme fraiche1 small Read more…

Thai Beef Salad

Thai Beef Salad Serves 2 Ingredients 1 piece quality steak  Salad Handful rocket Handful of fresh herb (coriander and basil work well) 1 small red onion finely, sliced 8 – 10 cherry tomatoes, halved 1/2 cucumber, peeled and diced 1 tablespoon of roasted un-salted peanuts a pinch of roasted chili Read more…

Walnut Oil Salad

Walnut Oil Salad (Salade à L’Huile de Noix) This is a traditional salad in the Dordogne where walnuts are grown commercially. Serves 4 Preparation time 10 minutes Ingredients Roquette or mixed lettuce leaves 16 walnuts, roughly chopped  2 tablespoons vegetable oil 1 tablespoon of walnut oil 1 tablespoon of wine Read more…