Category Archives: Salads

Asparagus- Superfood for All

‘In spring a young man’s fancy lightly turns to love’. Not only humans, Alfred! All of nature in the northern hemisphere is at full throttle right now going forth and multiplying. Ferns on forest floors are unfurling, grabbing what light … Continue reading

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Magnificent Salad- a Meme for 2012

It was Christmas Eve, Babe. I parked the car near St. Patrick’s Cathedral in Dublin and tore down towards Grafton Street. Last-minute list in hand, I was on a mission. Rounding the corner of George’s Street and Exchequer Street at … Continue reading

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Joxer’s Lunchbox Salad

No sooner had the Irish won the match against Estonia in Talinn on the iconic 11/11/11 than my son, an economic emigrant, had e-mailed me Christy Moore’s song “Joxer goes to Stuttgart”. Joxer goes to Stuttgart I was roasting some … Continue reading

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Lunchbox Pasta Salad – a delight after a busy morning

Ingredients 1 cup leftover cooked pasta shapes e.g shells, farfalle, fusilli ½ cup cherry tomatoes, halved 1 piece of sundried tomato in oil, chopped small ½ cup frozen garden peas 10 slices chorizo, fried 1 handful mixed salad leaves 1 … Continue reading

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