This bold salad serves up summer on a plate: golden, zingy, refreshing, and plenty of fun.
Glittering pomegranate seeds pretty up this otherwise classic version of Lebanese fattoush. This recipe includes a flatbread recipe, so you can try your hand at making it from scratch (a good life skill, and sure to impress) - or use store-bought flatbread.
Crunchy and colourful, this rainbow slaw is packed with vegetables and strips of tender marinated beef and dressed with a lively Vietnamese-style dressing. Adding barley into the mix makes the salad heartier, and perfect for a light summer meal.
The salmon for this salad is marinated for 30 minutes in a mixture of fish sauce, sugar and garlic before being chargrilled until just medium-rare. The result is sweet and salty succulence.
This salad is a contender for your new summer staple: a mixture of refreshing vegetables, aromatic Vietnamese herbs, and a creamy and tangy coconut milk-fish sauce dressing. Tapioca noodles are chewier than regular rice noodles, but rice noodles work as a substitute. Start the pickles 3 days before to allow time to marinate.
Not only is this salad colourful, but it's also a nutritional powerhouse; ideal for when you need a nourishing post-workout meal while keeping things light and fresh.
This salad makes a perfect packed lunch for summer, using ingredients that don't go soggy in the heat. It's full of protein too, which provides bulk energy to beat warm weather lethargy.
You may be familiar with shabu shabu, a Japanese meal of thinly sliced pork swished through a pot of hot water or broth to cook it, then dabbed into a dipping sauce. Well, this is a popular summer version. Instead of being dipped and eaten hot, the cooked pork ('buta') is cooled and added to a fresh salad with a sesame dressing.
Bitter endives give a replenishing kick in warm weather. Teaming them with a zesty orange dressing makes for a unique and colourful summer spread addition.
The taste of homemade molasses is magnificent – sweet, sour and beguiling and this easy salad celebrates all of those flavours and more.
The herb booch vinaigrette is a delicious addition and adds to the available goodness.
The tangy homemade vinegar completes this vibrant salad - proving salad can really steal the show.