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Fennel salad with orange mustard dressing

fennel salad with orange mustard dressing

What to do if it’s Sunday evening, all shops closed, and your fridge is frighteningly empty? Get creative with whatever is left in there. Which in my case, was a sad lone fennel in the vegetable drawer. (I may or may not be a little exaggerating about this.) I know fennel has a quite, well, distinct flavour that not everyone likes, but I assure you that even fennel sceptics will love this salad! To make up for my lack of other vegetables to go with this dish, I prepared a delicious orange-mustard dressing that will get you addicted with your first bite. The result was a very tasty, slightly sour and sweet crisp salad with just the right blend of fennel and orange-mustard flavour. Give it a try! Continue reading

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Chicory salad with orange

Chicory salad with orange1

You need:

  • 1 chicory
  • 1 orange
  • 1 tablespoon of walnut
  • 1 tablespoon of blue cheese
  • 1 tablespoon of walnut oil
  • 1 tablespoon of balsamic vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon of honey
  • salt
  • pepper

Wash the chicory and cut the leaves into bite sized pieces. Peel the orange and cut it also in small pieces. Mix a dressing from vinegar, honey and oil and season to taste with salt and pepper. Now mix the chicory, orange and walnuts and top with the blue cheese. Sprinkle the dressing over the salad and serve it with some fresh bread.

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Carrot-soup with a splash of orange

Carrot soup with orange and fresh bread

You need:

  • 2 carrots
  • 2 small potatoes
  • 1 shallot or small onion
  • 250ml vegetable stock
  • 2 tablespoons of fresh orange juice
  • olive oil
  • salt
  • pepper
  • parsley

Chop the shallot, carrots and potatoes in small cubes. Roast it gently with a little olive oil, then add the hot vegetable stock, some salt and pepper and boil it for about 20 minutes. Reduce the heat and take the pot from the hotplate. Puree the soup with a hand blender and add the orange juice. Season to taste with fresh parsley.

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