Smoked Salmon Wreath

Smoked Salmon Wreath. A recipe by It's Not Complicated Recipes.

This Smoked Salmon Wreath is a quick, easy and elegant starter. As a result, it will make a stunning centrepiece for your festive table. For this lovely appetiser, smoked salmon is truly the star of the show. It is accompanied by thin slices of peppery radish, in addition to curls of cooling cucumber, finely sliced lemon, tangy caper berries, spring … Read More

Radish, Feta and Cucumber Salad

Radish, Feta and Cucumber Salad. A recipe by It's Not Complicated Recipes.

This Radish, Feta and Cucumber Salad came about following a visit to the Adelaide Central Market. I was going to make a salad using red radishes – but then I came across some gorgeous watermelon radishes and I knew that I would love to include them. The watermelon radish is an heirloom variety of the Chinese daikon radish. From the … Read More

Orange, Spinach and Pomegranate Salad

Orange, Spinach and Pomegranate Salad. A recipe by It's Not Complicated Recipes.

This Orange, Spinach and Pomegranate Salad is vibrantly-coloured and flavour-filled. It not only looks beautiful it tastes fantastic. It has the bright tang of citrus, the fresh flavour of mint, the savoury contrast of red onion and the textural contrast of pomegranate seeds (arils). These beautiful ingredients sit on a bed of bright green, nutritious baby spinach. The salad is … Read More

Marinated Tomato Salad

Marinated Tomato Salad. A recipe by It's Not Complicated Recipes.

Recently, whilst on holiday, I enjoyed a Marinated Tomato Salad for the first time. The Italian café in the hotel in which I was staying served a version of this lovely salad and I have been enjoying it ever since. Whilst I use tomatoes in a myriad of ways, I frequently serve fresh tomatoes in a very simple manner. A … Read More

Quinoa, Mandarin and Spinach Salad

Quinoa, Mandarin and Spinach Salad. A recipe by It's Not Complicated Recipes.

This very easy Quinoa, Mandarin and Spinach Salad will brighten even the dullest day. I developed this recipe after being captivated by a stand of gorgeous, orange mandarins at Adelaide Central Market. Whilst I immediately enjoyed them in their fresh, natural state I felt that there must be a way to use them in a side dish and so this … Read More

Broccoli, Bacon and Cashew Salad

My Broccoli, Bacon and Cashew Salad is known to convert even those who have an intense dislike of broccoli. Everyone needs a good Broccoli Salad in their repertoire and this is one of the best. A generous quantity of broccoli combines with crispy bacon, roasted cashew nuts and dried cranberries. A tangy, creamy dressing coats all the ingredients. The broccoli … Read More

Broccoli Stem and Carrot Slaw

Broccoli Stem and Carrot Slaw is crisp, colourful and totally delicious. I make it from simple, everyday ingredients and yet every bite of this salad is full of texture and bright flavours, all of which complement each other. It is the perfect side dish to serve with a barbecue, alongside a family dinner or to take on a picnic. It … Read More

Turmeric Roasted Cauliflower Salad

My Turmeric Roasted Cauliflower Salad with pomegranate and mint is healthy, satisfying and totally delicious. This is a great salad which is easily prepared. It is full of health-benefiting nutrients, bright flavours and contrasting textures. Furthermore, it is very pretty to look at. The bright green herbs lift the neutral colours of the salad. A sprinkle of pomegranate arils adds … Read More

Charred Corn and Black Bean Salad

This Charred Corn and Black Bean Salad is a fresh and vibrant side dish. I love to eat colourful food and the colours in this salad are amazing. I believe in the notion that we “eat with our eyes first”, finding that if the food looks good it is much more appetising. However, this is not just a salad which … Read More

Roasted Cherry Tomato Caprese Salad

Roasted Cherry Tomato Caprese Salad is a delicious variation on a previous recipe. The recipe in question demonstrates the versatility of Roasted Cherry Tomatoes. With minimal changes to the basic recipe, you will have another way in which to enjoy them; this time as a delicious salad. I generally serve this dish as an appetiser. It does however also make … Read More