Beetroot with Yoghurt and Fresh Thyme

Beetroot with Yoghurt and Fresh ThymeI can’t ever remember a time when I didn’t like beetroot, even as a child. Growing up in Ireland and when eating out, I seem to remember that every egg salad or salad for that matter, had some form of beetroot on the side.
Earthy with a slight sweetness, you cant help but admire the intense color of beetroot. Continue reading “Beetroot with Yoghurt and Fresh Thyme”


Summer Fruit Salad with Orange Blossom and Fresh Mint served with Rose Perfumed Yoghurt

Summer Fruit SaladFruit salads are an easy dessert to make and a super easy way of adding a variety of fruit to your diet. You are more inclined to reach out for fruit already prepared, either in a fruit salad or simply sliced and presented nicely. Also, as this is the month of Ramadan, a quick dessert might be favored over a more labour intensive one. This simple fruit salad consists of oranges, sungold kiwifruit and strawberries, perfumed with the middle eastern flavor of orange blossom and garnished with fresh mint. Leaving the fruit salad in the fridge for about half an hour to an hour before serving, brings all the wonderful fruity flavors together and mellows the flavor of the orange blossom. When using perfumed waters such as rose or orange blossom, a little goes a long way. You can use more, or less depending on your taste. Continue reading “Summer Fruit Salad with Orange Blossom and Fresh Mint served with Rose Perfumed Yoghurt”