… and the bog standard

For about twenty yeays, I have been making this salad, without fail, at least twice a week. First encountered as Шопска салата in Bulgaria, it became a faithful dinner staple and one of the more helathy components of my diet over the years. There is no recipe. I just make sure the tomatoes, cucumber and pepper is…

Super Quinoa Salad with Mirin, Sesame and Nigella Dressing

I wanted to open that box of quinoa before it turned bad. And I had bought a rather overpriced quinoa salad on M&S on various occasions. Mine was tricolour quinoa from a local health shop. First, boil the quinoa for eight minutes. The package says put two parts of water and one part of quinoa….