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Orange, rocket and currant salad

Orange, rocket and currant salad

The Stephanie Alexander Kitchen Garden was the major stepping stone that opened my eyes to the numerous possibilities of enjoying salads which comes in different colours, shapes and flavours (Not just your average iceberg lettuce and tomatoes). I am always grateful to my teacher Lina, […]

Kachumber

Kachumber

    One of the ways of making a salad more interesting is to use fresh herbs which I have been growing this month. The herbs along with a simple dressing (lime and ground cumin) makes a light, refreshing salad which goes well with Mexican, Indian, […]

Nectarine, fennel and hazelnut salad

Nectarine, fennel and hazelnut salad

I got a call from my older brother to go out for bowling on a day when work was very frustrating and tiring. I declined at first, because I was VERY upset and I really didn’t want to show the black medusa (aka the craziness […]

Wild rice, pea and lentil salad

Wild rice, pea and lentil salad

Last year in September, I decided to take a break from blogging. Without realizing, my passion for food styling and embracing other people’s food culture was slowly dying into the abyss of nothingness. It became to the point where cooking became a chore (words I thought I would never […]

Red Cabbage, pea shoot, edaname, enoki and Sesame salad

Red Cabbage, pea shoot, edaname, enoki and Sesame salad

There is a wonderful story behind this dish and it all started when I met Kemi Nekavpil. In a special African dinner event, I was privileged to hear the story of Kemi (who is also Nigerian like me, Yes I had to add that). In […]

Kale and Mint Salad with Cranberries and Sunflower seeds

Kale and Mint Salad with Cranberries and Sunflower seeds

One thing that I have learnt when I supervise the children in the Stephanie Alexander Kitchen Garden is that salads come in different shapes, colours, sizes (and nutrients too). More importantly, salad is not only limited to the so called basic salad (lettuce, tomato). After […]