• 267. grapefruit avocado salad

    May 18, 2013mayurisjikoni

    have you had your salad today? Salads should be featured every day for both lunch and dinner or at least for one of the meals. Salads provide us with the essential nutrients, roughage or fibre required and are tummy fillers. Yesterday, I was with a group of women and one of them commented that not fruits can be included in a salad. I chose to differ as I can make any fruit into a salad go with a main dish or have has lunch. This started a discussion where someone pointed out that if any tropical fruit we get commonly in Kenya were to feature in a salad served by a posh restuarant here or abroad, we would happily order it, eat it, pay a…

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  • 88. ruby pink delight

    June 14, 2012mayurisjikoni

    Grapefruit is available in abundance, both the local and imported ones. I prefer using the local pomelo. It tends to taste less bitter. The segments may not be as pink as the ones in the photo but I got lucky. If you like, you can use proper grapefruit. The tanginess of the grapefruit and sweetness from honey is a wonderful combination.      GRAPEFRUIT /POMELO ONION SALAD Serves 2   1 cup grapefruit segments 2 handfuls of greens, any of your choice ½ medium or 1 small white onion ¼ cup roasted walnut pieces 8 to 10 mint leaves   Dressing : 1 tbsp olive oil 1 tsp balsamic vinegar 1 tsp honey ¼ tsp salt ½ tsp coarse pepper powder Remove the membrane from…

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