Carrot & Olive Salad

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With all the hot weather we’ve been having here in Sydney, I have become a bit of a fan of cold salads recently. Something fresh and light. This one I served with some beef steak done on the BBQ naturally. The sweetness of the carrot worked perfectly with the saltiness of the olives and meatiness of the beef. Really delicious. I blanched the carrots slightly as I often find them hard work when they’re raw. It worked a treat.

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Lentil Salad

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This was another dish I made for a recent dinner party. It’s a simple and tasty way to eat lentils. I’d never had anything like this, but was very surprised just how moreish they were. I kept them near my plate the entire meal.

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Tunisian Carrot Salad

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This is an unusual way to serve carrots. Not a main dish, but great with roast chicken or fish. It’s sweet, sharp flavour is delicious.

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