Finally a day or two where the sun comes out, feels warm on the skin - the long evenings allow for the barbeque to be dusted down and fresh seasonal vegetable/salad produce to come centre stage. Skimming through articles that I have read over the last month on the subject, I attach a link to them for you to be informed and add to your cooking repertoire of all things fresh and in season.
"Devouring the World", is an essay about the importance of sustainability & biodiversity, written by a former vegan;
"Summer Salads - best in season" looks at the top 4 salad vegetables and provides information on the inclusion of colourful vegetables, their nutritional benefits & some simple suggestions to include them in our daily diet;
"Elevating salads to centre stage" is from a popular food blogger 'The Honest Project', where she highlights the importance of balancing fat and protein into salads, the significance of accessorising the salad with seasonings & dressings;
Two sets of recipes coming from mykidstime.com and bestinseason.ie