Ingredient Archives: Avocado

Shrimp, Avocado and Grapefruit Salad

Shrimp, Avocado and Grapefruit Salad

A fine combination for a blisteringly hot day. Too bad today is grey and mithery, but one can hope for better, warmer days soon. In the meantime, this salad is a fabulous mix of flavours and textures.

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A farro salad with a tangy yoghurt dressing

A farro salad with a tangy yoghurt dressing

This salad makes a surprisingly good breakfast. I guess its not a million miles away from granola topped with yoghurt. That said, this feels not only more satisfying, but also eminently suitable for lunch or a light supper.

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grilled chicken and new potato salad

Grilled Chicken, New Potato Salad with Avocado, Mint and Radish

Just like that it’s become summer. Last week the mean temperature was just 44°F and now as I write this the temperature right now is 84° and a gentle breeze is blowing through the window. How do you best deal with a sudden onset of warm weather? Grilled chicken of course!

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Porgy prepared and ready to be baked

Porgy Baked with Green Garlic, Rosemary, Chilli and Sake

 The first meal of the weekly menu  from the Gentleman Grocer’s haul has to go to the fresh porgy. As soon as the purchases were packed away he set about  making this dish. The mild fish responds well to stronger flavours, and baking is a great way to soften the bones so that the flesh […]

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