Category Archive: salads

The Food Fox on RSG

This Thursday just after 9 on RSG, I will be in the studio with Ilse van der Merwe from the blog, The Food Fox. We will be making a delicious summer salad. Perfect… Continue reading

Love Bites on RSG and we’re making sizzling summer salad.

When I invited Caylee from the blog “Love Bites” to join me for my regular RSG slot on Thursday morning, I asked her to send me a couple of recipes so that I… Continue reading


This week’s blogger that will be featured on RSG on Thursday morning is the bubbly Christie-Anne Wolmarans from Johannesburg. Judging by the flavors that she has combined in this recipe, I can see… Continue reading

Lemony Coleslaw – Tasty and Tart!

If you give me half a chance, I would sneak lemon into all my recipes. That is the one flavor I cannot live or cook without. A dash of lemon can change recipes… Continue reading

Easy Salad Recipes – Watermelon Carpaccio with Pastrami, Black Berries and a light yogurt and mint dressing!

Easy Salad Recipes are just about all I have energy for with temperatures ranging from 35-40 C here in Cape Town. The beaches are filled to capacity and the cooldrink and ice-cream sales… Continue reading

Bread Salad ….or isn’t it?????

Bread salad or Tomato Salad……what shall we call it? A Bread Salad or Panzanella requires no cooking at all and is basically just stale Italian bread mixed in a salad with tomatoes, cucumber,… Continue reading

Easy Salad Recipes – Let’s wrap it up!!

Easy Salad Recipes! You all should know by now that my site is called “My Easy Cooking” for a reason. I like things easy, quick, effortless and if I could add cheap to… Continue reading

Is liver good for you?

Liver is one of those things that you either love eating or hate eating!!! I love it! Even as a child, I loved it, served with mash and peas! Liver is sometimes used… Continue reading

Baby Leaf Salad with Prickly Pear and a passionfruit vinaigrette

I love to combine fruit and vegetables in the same salad. The sweet and savory flavors on one plate really appeal to me! At the moment I am trying to make the most… Continue reading

Nectarine and Goat’s Cheese Salad – all the flavor, but a lot less fat!!!

Salads are always a good choice when eating out or at home. It is an easy way to incorporate your daily 5 portions of fruit and vegetables. It is important to keep the… Continue reading

Warm bean salad..good on it’s own or a perfect partner for Lamb Chops.

Adding beans to your diet is not only a excellent way to bulk up your meals , but it is also extremely good for you and it is so affordable. When I go… Continue reading

Beef Salad with a blue cheese dressing.

When beef and mutton were on every menu for the entire holiday, it is difficult for me to wean off meat so easily. I also do not think that red meat in moderation… Continue reading

Easy cooking for effortless Entertaining Part 1 – Salad on a stick!

Salad on a stick? Yes, it doesn’t get any easier than this! This is then my last post about Starters or Snacks and the beauty of this post is that it has no… Continue reading

A salad to celebrate the end of computer troubles…I hope!

Lo and behold, my computer packed up again…I was devastated and could just imagine losing every photo or post I have ever written….ok, ok I will learn to back-up more often! Finally this… Continue reading

Mini Caprese Salads

Insalata Caprese requires so little effort, yet when you serve it, your guests usually get the impression that “this woman can cook”! The secret to a good Caprese Salad starts with the freshest… Continue reading

A Winter salad.

Someone asked me today: “Do you guys ever eat normal food?” I could hear she was bothered by the tone in her voice and I had to help her out of her misery.… Continue reading

Tomato Salad with Fresh Mint and Danish feta

Here it is, my first organically grown tomato. Isn’t she a beauty? There definitely is something sensual about her shape, don’t you think. As this was the only tomato ready for picking I… Continue reading

Passionfruit Salad Dressing

As you all know, hubby went away for business and on Friday night my children went for a sleepover at their cousin. I woke up on Saturday at about 5am and dozed off… Continue reading