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Receipe: Mango, Feta and Avocado Salad

This year I’ve decided to try more new-to-me recipes instead of cooking the same old thing every week. To this end, I grabbed two recipe books from the library and started looking for enticing recipes. The first book was Lorraine Pascale’s Fast, Fresh and Easy Food,...

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Revive Raw Salad

I visited one of the Revive restaurants in Auckland last week and had this salad as part of my lunch. It was delicious. On my arrival home, I checked the Revive cookbook I had and was delighted to find the recipe for the salad I’d enjoyed so much. Ingredients: 2...

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Recipe: Tasty Pumpkin Salad

Pumpkin Salad Ingredients · pumpkin, diced in bite-size cubes · cumin seeds · cooking oil · feta cheese · chopped red onion · olives, black or green · can of cooked chickpeas · green beans, sliced · vinaigrette dressing [balsamic is really good] Directions 1. Sprinkle...

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The Mystery of the Mesclun Salad

Mr. Munro planted a tub of Mesclun salad not long ago. The tub sat outside our kitchen in a nice sunny spot. I even remembered to water it each day, and we’d started harvesting the leaves, eating them for dinner. Then I arrived home to find this… Flat Mesclun salad!...

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Vegetarian Nicoise Salad

Earlier today I was browsing the cook books in Borders while waiting for Mr. Munro. This recipe for a vegetarian Nicoise-type salad caught my eye and I decided I'd make my version for dinner. Ingredients: 1 cup cous cous 1 cup boiling water knob of butter or a little...

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