Tag Archive: beetroot

Mackerel, Carrot and Beetroot Super Salad

When I was living in Oxford, and there was an uninspiring grey old day like today, I’d treat myself to an Alpha Salad. It’s a legendary salad bar in the covered market. Big… Read More

Autumn salad

My friend summed up British pessimism the other day: “Every day that I wake up and see the sun’s still shining, it fills me with dread, because I know we’re going to pay… Read More

Using my last tub of beetroot: Beetroot Ice Cream

Okay – so I know that I’ve gone a bit over the top with beetroot recently, but as I mentioned in an earlier post, there’s a 3 for 2 offer on tubs of… Read More

I ♥ beetroot. PART 3 - Beetroot Brownies

Pudding – Beetroot Brownies (inspired by Hugh Fearnley Whittingstall) Ingredients (makes about 8 big brownies) 200g dark chocolate (I used Tesco’s Ivory Coast chocolate which has a bite without being too bitter) 200g… Read More

I ♥ beetroot. PART 2 - Beetroot Salsa

For supper, I went for a beetroot salsa to accompany some fish I’d got hold of (again…from the discount aisle – two lovely bits of trout reduced from £4 to £2) Ingredients (to… Read More

I ♥ beetroot. PART 1 - Beetroot Salad

Food prices have been soaring lately. I’m beginning to feel old, reminiscing about when you could buy a pack of butter for less than £1. Last week, Good Housekeeping asked their readers what… Read More