In this memorable salad from Ottolenghi and Tamimi’s Jerusalem, roasted Cauliflower, Celery and Hazelnuts are combined with Pomegranate, fresh Parsley, and warming spices. A sweet-tart vinaigrette finishes it off.
When we roast cauliflower, we make a whole lot, often 2 – 3 trays, and it is used for Cauliflower Soup, Crispy Cauliflower with Tahini Yoghurt Dressing, and this salad. Roasted cauliflower is one of the best ways to use this gorgeous winter vegetable.
Similar recipes include Roasted Cauliflower, Grape and Cheddar Salad, and Slow Cooked Cauliflower with Spices and Lime.
Browse all of our Cauliflower recipes, all of our Ottolenghi dishes and all of our Salads. Or explore our Early Spring recipes.
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This dish of beautiful fresh buffalo mozzarella balls has saved me many a time, late at night, tired from a long day, collapsed in front of the television. Mozzarella balls are torn apart, tomatoes, cukes and herbs added, and pomegranate molasses drizzled over.
Tearing the fresh Mozzarella adds great texture, great mouth-feel, and a much more interesting look than slicing. Never slice the large balls unless absolutely necessary.
Try these other fresh Buffalo Mozzarella recipes: Green Tomato and Mozzarella Salad, Roasted Red Pepper Salad with Fresh Mozzarella, Mozzarella and Cucumber Salad with Caperberries, and Marinated Zucchini Salad with Bocconcini.
Or try Cucumber, Feta, Mint and Dill Salad.
Browse all of our Mozzarella recipes here, and all of our many many Salads. Or explore our beautiful Late Summer dishes.
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The cheery colour of Pomegranate Vinegar brightens any Winter Salad Dressing
When pomegranates are plentiful in late autumn and early winter, I love to make pomegranate honey for the winter, pomegranate molasses and pomegranate vinegar. The vinegar is great in salad dressings or over roasted vegetables, and the colour is cheery in the midst of winter.
Are you after more Pomegranate recipes? Try Pomegranate Salsa, Tomato and Pomegranate Salad, Pomegranate Molasses, and Pomegranate and Banana Coconut Salad.
Also try our Roast Capsicum Sauce and Dressing.
You might like to browse all of our Pomegranate recipes here. Check out a range of ways you can preserve in Autumn for Winter eating. Or enjoy our Early Winter recipes.
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This year I have a surfeit of Pomegranates from a wonderful friend that has a prolific tree. Juice, Pomegranate Honey, Pomegranate Vinegar and other such goodies emerge from our kitchen, including this Pomegranate Molasses.
Are you looking for Pomegranate recipes? Try Pomegranate Salsa, Tomato and Pomegranate Salad, and Green Olive, Walnut, Pistachio and Pomegranate Salad.
Browse all of our other Pomegranate recipes. You might also be interested in our Autumn Preserves. Or browse our easy Early Winter recipes.
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A quick dessert celebration of Autumn. Apples, Pears and Pomegranates are brought together with yoghurt and a touch of spice for a quick, easy and delicious dessert. It’s also wonderful at breakfast time (top your cereal or oats with it) and an any-time snack. Try it also with our Bondi Bircher Muesli.
Are you looking for Pomegranate Recipes? Try making your own Pomegranate Molasses and Pomegranate Honey.
Or try these Desserts – Butter Glazed Apple, Baked Apple with Star Anise and Baked Pears with Marsala.
For more recipes, browse all of our Apple Recipes and our Pear Recipes. Find more Pomegranate recipes here, and other yoghurt recipes here. Or take some time to browse our Mid Autumn Recipes.
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A honey that attracts attention
A delicious and healthy combination of pomegranate and honey, fabulous to eat or cook with, and winter-healthy as well.
Pomegranate Honey is a mixture of honey and the juice of pomegranate. It is healthy, and we recommend a teaspoon a day during the cold winter months. Extracting the juice can take time, but if you have a cold pressed juicer, it is really easy. You can read more about how to extract pomegranate juice here. By the way, I am not receiving any compensation for linking to this juicer, it is for information purposes only.
Are you after Pomegranate recipes? Why not make your own Pomegranate Molasses, Pomegranate Vinegar and Pomegranate Honey. Or try Pomegranate Salsa, Tomato and Pomegranate Salad, and Pomegranate and Banana Salad.
What about honey recipes? Try Flattened Rice (Poha) with Banana and Honey, or Honey Roasted Carrots.
This is part of our Autumn Preserving series. You can see the other suggestions here, and even more suggestions over at Heat in the Kitchen.
You might like to explore all of our honey recipes, and all of our Pomegranate recipes. Be inspired by our easy Mid Autumn recipes.
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A salad comes together from almost nothing
The other morning, while making coffee and getting a quick breakfast ready, I got my lunch prep underway. In no time there was a small handful of burghul (Cracked Wheat) soaking in hot water. The last of some green olives, halved. Hazlenuts quickly toasted. Some left over slivered almonds. Onions soaking in red wine vinegar. The last of a jar of kimchi.
Burghul forms the basis of great, inspired salads made from left overs in the kitchen. You can use this recipe as a guide, and use what you have in your fridge and on your Kitchen Bench.
Are you looking for other Burghul dishes? We have some coming soon, so check back here later.
Feel free to browse our Salad recipes, and all of our Burghul recipes. Or check out our easy Late Summer recipes here.
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From Plenty More, Ottolenghi comes up with a cracker tomato salad with hints of the Middle East.
Who can go past a tomato salad in late summer or autumn when the tomatoes are the sweetest and juiciest? And to celebrate the arrival of Autumn and it’s change in colours, Ottolenghi has this cheery bright red salad that combines the sweetness of the tomatoes with the sour-sweetness of the pomegranates.
The salad is best made when pomegranates are in season and beautiful tomatoes are available.
Are you after Pomegranate recipes? Why not make your own Pomegranate Molasses and Pomegranate Honey. Or try Green Olive, Walnut, Pistachio and Pomegranate Salad, Semi Dried Tomatoes with Pomegranate Molasses, and Crab Apple and Pomegranate Jelly.
You might want to try these Tomato Salads as well: Simple Tomato and Bread Salad, Bok Choy with Capers and Tomatoes, the Best Tomato Salad Recipe, and Simple Salads from Elizabeth David. We adore a Simple Tomato Salad, and my Mother’s German tomato and cucumber salad with cream.
All of our Tomato Salads are here and all of our Pomegranate dishes here. Or browse all of our many Salads. Alternatively, explore our Mid Autumn dishes.
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The most incredible salad
In the past it has been difficult to get pomegranates that were as tasty as those in Tamil Nadu and Kerala in India. There, they are so flavoursome, sweet, served by the bowlful for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Here, early in the season, there were only wild pomegranates in the shop. Small, tart, hard, inedible. It was only later, much much later, some became available that approach the deliciousness of the fruit of India.
Are you after Pomegranate recipes? Why not make your own Pomegranate Molasses, Pomegranate Vinegar and Pomegranate Honey. Or try Pomegranate and Banana Salad, Pomegranate Salsa, and Burghul Salad with Pomegranates.
You can browse all of our Pomegranate recipes here. And browse all of our Salad recipes here. Or be inspired by our Mid Winter recipes.
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In this Indian Summer weather, some dried tomatoes with pomegranate molasses / syrup, seems perfect, especially when eaten with thick thick yoghurt. Also perfect but a little different are dried tomatoes with sumac. Drying tomatoes concentrates the sugars, and this makes them a perfect foil for pomegranate or sumac.
Why not make your own Pomegranate Molasses? Also make some Pomegranate Honey – it keeps you healthy all through winter. This is how you extract the Pomegranate Juice.
Or try Pomegranate Salsa, Tomato and Pomegranate Salad, and Pomegranate and Banana Salad.
You might like to also make Haloumi Pizza with Sun Dried Tomatoes, Oven Dried Tomatoes with Sumac, and Du Puy Lentils with Oven Dried Tomatoes.
All of our Middle Eastern recipes are here, the Tomato recipes here and Pomegranate recipes here. Find inspiration in our Mid Autumn recipes.
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Red jelly from green crab apples.
I have access to a lovely tree of green crabapples and in late Autumn, with its final lot of green fruits clinging doggedly to the tree, many more lie below nestled in the autumn leaves. It took me back to more rustic times, to days of jam making in my Grandmother’s kitchen, to stirring jam in large preserving pans with huge wooden sticks.
Are you after Pomegranate recipes? Why not make your own Pomegranate Molasses and Pomegranate Honey. Or try Green Olive, Walnut, Pistachio and Pomegranate Salad, Semi Dried Tomatoes with Pomegranate Molasses, and Tomato and Pomegranate Salad.
You might also be interested in our Jam recipes, and Apple recipes. Be inspired by our Mid Autumn recipes.
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Celebrating the Pomegranate.
On one trip to Kerala in India, the hotel had the sweetest and most succulent pomegranates at each meal. They were so unlike anything that we could get at home that I ate more that I care to mention.
In Kerala, the pomegranates were beautiful. The salads and side serves featuring the bright red globules were wonderful. For many years our local pomegranates were tough and bitter. Fortunately times have change and good pomegranates are more widely available.
Are you after more Banana recipes? You might also like to try Banana and Berry Lassi, Banana Halwa, or Flattened Rice with Bananas and Honey. Explore some more information about Halwa.
Are you after more Pomegranate Recipes? Try making Pomegranate Honey or your own Pomegranate Molasses. Also try Pomegranate Salad with Green Coriander and Lime, Crabapple and Pomegranate Jelly with Rosebuds, Green Olive, Walnut and Pomegranate Salad and Tomato and Pomegranate Salad.
Have a look at all of our recipes from Kerala or all of our Indian recipes. Our Banana recipes are all here and our Pomegranate ones here. You can also browse our Dessert recipes. Or simply explore our Early Autumn dishes.
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