With Rocket

Two Salads – Kohlrabi, Mint and Rocket and Beetroot, Leek and Walnut

Posted on: 3rd Jun, 2014by frenchie

I know it seems a bit odd to be doing salad recipes at the start of winter but we spent last weekend up north and the weather was very mild – too warm for a winter soup that I’d made so I used produce growing in my garden and vegetables I’d bought from various stallholders. […]


Pear, Walnut and Roquefort Salad

Pear, Roquefort & Walnut Salad

Posted on: 6th Mar, 2014by frenchie

In the heat at this time of year I’m always trying to think of delicious meals that involve little or no cooking.  We all love the following Parisian bistro classic – ‘Pear, Roquefort and Walnut Salad.’ It’s great for lunch, a dinner entree or make a bigger portion for a whole dinner.
The Roquefort cheese, Uncle […]


Asparagus Salad

Roasted Asparagus and Beetroot Salad and Raw Artichoke Salad

Posted on: 13th Feb, 2014by frenchie

We spent our weekend (Monday and Tuesday) out of Auckland. Without thinking too much about what I’d cook, I quickly bought a variety of fruit and vegetables from several stallholders during the weekend. I ended up with fresh artichokes, asparagus, beetroot, basil, watercress and more. As well I bought boccincini from Marina of Italian Cheeses. […]