Bread salad (panzanella)
Bread salad (panzanella) | Panzanella is a great example of Italians not wasting anything. It’s a traditional Tuscan salad made with toasted stale bread, bursting with the freshness of tomato and basil. Guy Grossi shares his recipe.
Tomato salsa | Is salsa a salad, a sauce or something in between? This tomato salsa recipe highlights the freshest ingredients and gives you a citrus kick with a lemony taste. It can be used as a topping or a side dish. Here, chef Hassan M’Souli from Out of Africa, talks to us about his tomato salsa recipe.
This recipe for biryani is a marvellous creation of layers of perfectly cooked goat curry, beautiful rice and a fresh mix of tomato, herbs and chilli, all decorated with nuts and onion rings. This is a feast in its own right, but Sonya likes to serve it with a chopped salad, called a cachumbar, containing tomato, red onion, lettuce and vinegar, and with a yoghurt raita containing mint and cumin.
Niçoise salad (salade niçoise)
Niçoise salad (salade niçoise) | The key ingredients in any salad Niçoise are tuna, tomato, olives and egg. The recipe is French to its core - originally from Provence, it is now found in various incarnations on restaurant menus everywhere.
Papusas | This is El Salvador’s most cherished food, and the simplicity of the recipe belies the delicious result. Eaten straight from the skillet and accompanied by thick tomato salsa and salads, they are a delectable snack or serious food, depending on when you stop eating. The roasted corn aroma which wafts through the kitchen is the signal of what is to come, and whets the appetite no matter what the time of day. The filling can vary according to taste. Cheese combines well with…
Tomato and saffron pasta salad
Tomato and saffron pasta salad | Chef and author Dominique Rizzo shares her recipe for tomato and saffron pasta salad, based on her nonna’s cooking. My nonna was a very modest woman who had the most beautiful skin. I loved spending time with her, and even though she only spoke the Sicilian dialect and I could hardly understand what she was saying, we always managed to have lengthy conversations. This full-flavoured pasta salad was one of her special dishes.
Roast eggplants with buttery beef ragout (karniyarik)
Roast eggplants with buttery beef ragout (karniyarik) | Most recipes call for frying the eggplants in oil to soften them, but baking them is easier and just as effective. At Kristal Lokantasi, a restaurant in Kars, this dish is served with a buttery rice pilav (rice), a bowl of garlicky yoghurt and a salad of tomatoes, cucumbers, parsley and onions, dressed with lemon juice.
Panzanella (Tuscan tomato and bread salad)
Panzanella (Tuscan tomato and bread salad) | Simon Hopkinson's classic panzanella recipe captures the fruity flavours of the Mediterranean.Each serving provides 200kcal, 4g protein, 19g carbohydrate (of which 5g sugars), 11g fat (of which 1.5g saturates), 2.5g fibre and 0.3g salt.
Tomato and pomegranate salad with garlic dressing
Tomato and pomegranate salad with garlic dressing | This salad is so crunchy and sweet you can eat it with a spoon, and never stop. Tomato and pomegranate work so very well together, so give this recipe a go next time you notice them on your grocer's shelves.
Tomato and pomegranate salad
Tomato and pomegranate salad | I rarely rave about my own recipes but this is one I can just go on and on about. The definition of freshness with its sweet and sour late-summer flavours, it is also an utter delight to look at. But the most incredible thing about it is that it uses a few ingredients that I have been lovingly cooking with for many years, and believed I knew everything there was to know about, yet had never thought of mixing them in such a way. That is, until I travelled to…
Beef burger with the lot
Beef burger with the lot | If you like your burgers big, bold and saucy, this is the recipe for you. With cheese, bacon, salad essentials (tomato and lettuce) and Worcestershire sauce-spiked beef patties, there's a lot of punchy flavours to go around. The best part? Your seeded bun will never go dry with the addition of mayo, American mustard and spicy tomato relish. Dig in!
Green papaya salad
Green papaya salad | Luke Nguyen shares a spicy salad recipe, with the bold Thai flavours of chilli, garlic, dried shrimp and fish sauce, pounded together using a mortar and pestle, with fresh snake beans, tomatoes and crunchy grated green papaya.
Grilled meats with ezme and tomato salad
Grilled meats with ezme and tomato salad | Meaning "to crush" in Turkish, spicy ezme ranges from a salad-like side dish through to a smooth sauce. Its deep-red colour is from the combination of tomatoes, red capsicum, pomegranate molasses and chillies, and is one of the most popular meze dishes on tables all over Turkey. It is often served quite chunky over hummus, but we’ve blended it smooth to serve over meats. You will need 4 metal skewers for this recipe.
Green tomato salad
Green tomato salad | Luke says that eating a green tomato is not unlike eating a zucchini. Choose mature green tomatoes for this recipe, with a sharp and mildly sweet flavour. They're also great on the barbecue.