Recipes from a passionate home cook

Tag: salad

Chicken asar salad and dressing with egg on toast recipe

Chicken Caesar on toast

Caesar salads are awesome. Period. While I can really appreciate a classic and traditional, ultra-light version, simply made with some romaine lettuce, croutons and dressing, I also love the more modern, meatier and popular version with chicken and egg. This chicken Caesar salad on toast recipe includes all those ingredients. Whichever variation of a Caesar salad you enjoy most, the dressing will really make or break the outcome. The one below is an easy, simplified and uncomplicated ...

Pesto pasta salad with green asparagus and sun-dried tomato recipe

Pesto pasta salad with asparagus and sun-dried tomato

We have been enjoying really lovely hot and summery days in London recently, and on warmer days, pasta salads are often go-to meals for me. While British asparagus are still in season, I wanted to incorporate these in some recipes last week, and together with delicious homemade basil pesto and some intensely flavoured sun-dried tomatoes, they made the perfect ingredients for my latest pasta salad recipe. This pesto pasta salad with asparagus and sun-dried tomato recipe is based on a very ...

Recipe for crispy homemade paprika and rosemary croutons

Crispy homemade paprika and rosemary croutons

I eat bread daily and love it in all its shapes and forms, and it is rare for me to have any left over. But when I do, it’s always a feast, as it either means I will make some yummy French toast next morning, or that I get to make some delicious homemade crispy seasoned croutons! There are a few reasons why I like homemade croutons. Firstly, it allows you to experiment with many different flavours. Secondly, you can make them more chunky and the irregular shapes make them taste so good. ...