Alison holst salad recipes

Simple home-made Caesar salad dressing and mayonnaise

Simple home-made Caesar salad dressing and mayonnaise

She says, "This is AlisonHolst's recipe, which we've been using for years. My cos lettuce crop this year has been a complete failure, but when my lovely neighbour Helen gave me a bag of fresh cos leaves from her garden this week, my first thought was Caesar salad
Things are looking up....

Things are looking up....

Today’s lunch was a walnut & cheese salad, fresh pineapple and blueberries, and Crunchy Lemon Muffins, courtesy of AlisonHolst
How to Cook Chickpeas and Bittman's Hummus Recipe

How to Cook Chickpeas and Bittman's Hummus Recipe

(In case you were wondering, AlisonHolst is the Delia Smith of New Zealand cookery. I use these a lot in all sorts of dishes and salads, but my most frequent use is an almost weekly batch of hummus
Cashews for National Nut Day

Cashews for National Nut Day

AlisonHolst is the “Mother of New Zealand Cooking” and growing up, every mum in New Zealand follwed her trusted recipes
Sharing and caring food for summer!

Sharing and caring food for summer!

It comes from an Alison and Simon Holst recipe. Rice Salad.  Coarsely chopped roasted nuts (optional) – add these just before serving or with the salad to avoid them going soggy
Fruit Salad Muffins.

Fruit Salad Muffins.

It is another AlisonHolst one from her Marvellous Muffins book. Today I made these muffins from part of a large tin of fruit salad I had opened and ate one while sitting in the warm sun but indoors
Zucchini Pickle

Zucchini Pickle

It is from AlisonHolst’s “The Ultimate Collection” cookbook. (Grill or microwave the toast) I also have it in a salad sandwich instead of mayonnaise for flavour
Buttons and Bows

Buttons and Bows

the Great AlisonHolst describes the following dish as a "well balanced family dinner which can be cooked in half an hour in one pan"
Summer solstice food

Summer solstice food

This is AlisonHolst's Easy Mix Christmas Cake from her Christmas baking book, and it really is easy and quick

To cook and dance, for love

Peter's Five Egg Fruit Cake - AlisonHolst (made as a birthday cake - ended up our wedding cake). Bulgar Wheat and Courgette Salad

Hedgehog Meatballs

Thank you also to AlisonHolst for her Hedgehog Meatballs recipe for inspiration. Because rice is inside the meat, I served this with a big vegetable salad and a slab of warmed Turkish bread