Here is a recipe adapted from a Jamie Oliver recipe...which he prefaces by saying that it is a very adaptable salad..."One of the things I love about a good crunchy salad is that you can simply change it according to where you live and what fresh ingredients are available to you." So have a go at inventing your own crunchy salad - be inventive with how you slice, chop, shave your ingredients. Explore texture and flavours and revel in a truly seasonal compliment to any meal! Ingredients 1 cucumber 1 red onion, peeled and shaved 3 small carrots 1 fennel bulbs outer leaves peeled back, quartered lengthways 1 zucchini ribbon sliced 6 radishes, quartered 1 tbsp white wine vinegar 1 heaped tsp castor sugar 3 tbsps extra virgin olive oil small bunch of fresh dill or thyme small bunch of flat leaf parsley finely chopped
Method 1. Chop, shred and/or ribbon slice all of your vegetables. 2. Mix olive oil, vinegar and castor sugar in a small jar. Shake until well blended. 3. Pour the dressing over the vegetables and mix by hand with the herbs. Serve.
Photo credit and recipe suggestion - Emma Travers