Watermelon and feta salad

Watermelon and feta is a combination from my childhood. My granddad will grow beautiful watermelons in his garden. We will go and pick one, then keep it in the fridge and wait to cool (the most difficult pat of all). When ready he will show us how to cut this giant fruit with one small,…

Cold soba noodles salad with steak

In this dish I combined my daughters favourites veggies- red cabbage, carrots and peppers. She also loves pasta, so noodles worked great. It`s hard to imagine serving this to a 2 year old, but she love it every time I cook this. You can keep it vegan by skipping the steak, or add rotisserie chicken…

Rucola salad with baby asparagus and white cheese

Not much of a history behind this salad ­čśÇ Just a night at home without the boys. When alone I prefer to have veggies for dinner. I like how the crunchy rucola and asparagus combine well with the creamy avocado, white Bulgarian cheese (feta type) and sour pomegranate dressing. This salad can be made in…

Ooh la la Nicoise

What a great salad/meal is Nicoise! The classic recipe is lost somewhere between its origins in France and the American version of Julia Child. Classic French Nicoise have artichoke hearts, radishes, celery and fresh basil. Where the American version ┬áremind Cob salad and the ingredients lay on green lettuce. However both versions have the beans,…

Tabbouleh with couscous, mint and roasted pine nuts

Tabbouleh is my favorite salad from all. ┬áSo many flavors mixed in it.┬áI certainly miss the real ripe tomatoes from Bulgaria, where I can easily go and get as much as I want form my grandma`s garden. But I was lucky enough to find on our market very delicious local tomatoes and the result was…

Pumpkin salad with barley, spinach and blue cheese

This recipe is inspired from a new restaurant that I tried the other day with my friends. The original recipe was with pumpkin, spinach and nuts. However I decided to make it with barley as it is healthy and you can eat the salad as a light dinner. Barley is one of what they called-…

Tomato salad with bread, fresh basil and pomegranate dressing

The traditional Italian tomato salad with bread, also know as Panzanella could be described with one word only- mouthwatering. Imagine the taste of delicious and juicy tomatoes, the sweet taste of red onion, the freshness of fresh picked basil all this tossed with the exotic taste of pomegranate sauce in which your bread will soak…

Light green salad

If you are fan of the fresh and green iceberg salad you would love the below recipe. It is simple and perfect for a light dinner or as a side dish with BBQ. The salad dressing is one of my favorite as it is a mix of sweet and sour taste. I hope you will…