Couscous Salad

couscous salad Another day, another salad. Needless to say how much I love salads and summer is the perfect time to indulge in all sorts of salads.

This couscous salad is perfect for hot summer days: the freshness of the mint, the slight bite of the green onions, the zesty tang of the dressing and the sweetness of the raisins all make this a delicious and light accompaniement to any BBQ or grilled meat.   Continue reading “Couscous Salad”

Oven-roasted Butternut & Chickpea Salad

butternut chickpea 2Butternut squash a winter vegetable, say what? Nah, butternut squash for me is an everyday vegetable! I eat it all year round and never get tired of it.  It marries well with everything: in soups it’s the king, in curries, in pancakes and of course in salads.  My absolute favourite is oven-roasted butternut squash, drizzled with olive oil and fresh oregano leaves.  I think I eat it once a week if not more. Continue reading “Oven-roasted Butternut & Chickpea Salad”

Crunchy Tuna Pasta Salad

close up tuna pasta saladYeah! It’s the weekend which means two days of bumming about the house and the pool, doing absolutely nothing!  It’s the perfect time to catch up on some sewing and beading.  Actually, I’ve been trying to make bread and more importantly I’ve been trying to make a sourdough starter which is giving me a right headache! I’ve tried so many different recipes, exchanged with experts on IG but so far I’ve haven’t managed to keep it alive for more than 4 days. I definitely won’t be giving up and hopefully, soon I’ll post something made with my own bread! Continue reading “Crunchy Tuna Pasta Salad”