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March 22, 2009

A good salad can leave you feeling peaceful and calm – Gurprriet Siingh

Sunday afternoon. What better way to work off the stress of the week, than by busying oneself cooking. I always find cooking relaxes me and relieves stress. According to my wife, it’s different. It helps me transfer stress from myself to her! Whatever…

Dished up this wonderful salad today. And just in case you’re interested, here’s the recipe:

Salad Ingredients: Rocket, Morning Glory, Romaine Lettuce, Iceberg Lettuce, Walnuts, Black olives, Tomatoes, Cucumber, Carrots, Sun-dried Tomatoes (soaked in olive oil). Blanched Brocolli & Baby Corn. Feta Cheese.

Tip – Don’t chop the Cucumber & Carrots. Using a peeler, peel lengthwise strips off the sides. This will mix well and taste very good!

Taste Tip – Throw in a few grapes or pieces of orange to add a sweet-sour flavour.

Dressing:3 Tbl Spoons olive oil, 1 Tbl Spoon balsamic vinegar (you can also use lime juice for a slightly different flavour), salt & pepper – to taste, black and white pepper corns (5 each – rubbed in your palms for about a minute, to release the fragrance), finely chopped garlic (1 pod), pinch of sugar, oregano, rosemary.

Combine all the dressing ingredients and give them a good shake. Pour over the salad. Mix. Enjoy. Send me positive vibes! 🙂

2 Comments leave one →
  1. March 22, 2009 3:03 pm

    I agree – salad is one of the best foods ever :]

    • gurprrietsiingh permalink*
      March 22, 2009 3:08 pm

      So what’s your favourite Salad?

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