Carrot and apple salad with pomegranate.

Freshly pulled carrots from the vegetable garden this morning warranted a quick tasty salad for lunch with our first ripe apple from the orchard.

Carrot and apple salad with pomegranate

Flavoured with a little cumin and coriander, this wonderfully quick to prepare salad tastes great with a few other Middle Eastern style mezzes. A lovely flavourful lunch. Serves 2.

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Quince and blue cheese salad.

I have foraged, with my neighbour’s permission, a few beautiful yellow quinces from her tree. Don’t be tempted to sink your teeth into these beautiful fruits, they need a long simmer to soften,  and then change colour to a beautiful golden pink soft fruit.  And whilst they simmer, the kitchen is filled with the perfume of this fragrant fruit.

Quince and blue cheese salad

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