A salad which beautifully combines quinoa and baby gem lettuce with halloumi, green beans, fresh herbs and a spicy red pepper sauce. This makes a lovely light lunch or dinner, but can easily be served as a side dish.
An authentic Som Tum calls for green papayas, which can be difficult to source. However, this salad is a great alternative to the popular Thai salad. Spicy and sour salad with lime, fresh coriander, peanuts and baby gem leaves.
Achars are traditional Indian pickles that require several weeks of fermentation. However, when served young, they make lovely salads to temper the heat of a curry, or in place of more common side dishes.
Juicing is all the rage right now, however, not everyone has a juicer. Luckily, it turns out that smoothies give you more of the good stuff! So bring out the blender, it will earn its keep on your kitchen counter.