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Lemon Dukkah Mayonnaise

This is a really simple recipe for a salad dressing, I mean the ingredients are right there in the name.

1 teaspoon lemon juice

1 teaspoon dukkah

1 tablespoon mayonnaise

Mix together and…voila!

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It’s good with my grilled chicken salad with halloumi and green beans, linked here, but again easy to figure out as the ingredients are, you know, right there in the name.

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Pumpkin & Feta Salad with Pesto Dressing

I haven’t updated this blog for a while.  We’ve been busy moving into our house (and waiting for an internet connection).  Moving is one of the most hectic and stressful challenges in life – but now we are settled, it’s so good to be in our very own house.  One of the great things about settling in somewhere new is the entertaining that follows, I find it really inspires me to try new recipes and be creative in the kitchen.  Take for example my Pumpkin & Feta Salad with Pesto Dressing…a happy experimentation.

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Pumpkin & Feta Salad

2 cups baby spinach leaves

1 half butternut pumpkin, cut into cubes and roasted

200g Danish feta cheese

1/2 cup walnuts

 

Pesto Dressing

2 teaspoons basil pesto

1 tablespoon olive oil

1 teaspoon lemon juice

 

 

 

Honey-Mustard Vinaigrette

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This dressing is a little free-form and I am not sure of the exact amounts.  However, I do get asked for the recipe all the time.  So here it is.

2 tablespoons olive oil

1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar

1 tablespoon honey

1 teaspoon wholegrain mustard

Experiment with the amounts, but it should be nice and thick from the honey.

Asian Vegetable Dressing

Asian dressing

I make this dressing all the time, mostly with broccoli but also with other Asian greens. I definitely didn’t invent this,  it’s my version of a dish I tried elsewhere.  Pour over the steamed vegetables for a quick, tasty side-dish that goes well with Thai curry or a nice stir-fry.

1 tablespoon olive oil

1 teaspoon sesame oil

1 teaspoon lime juice

crushed chilli

crushed garlic

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