quick salad

My sweet daughter does not exactly like beetroot by itself. So I thought I should surprise her with a beautiful salad, and maybe she’d eat the beetroot, too. And so she did! She loved the mix of corn, parsley, ham and egg with a centerpiece of beetroot with horseradish paste. Check this out, it’s all about being creative!

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Cheese, olive and tomato snack

by viviana on August 23, 2012 in Ovo Lacto,Salads

I am a strong advocate of food design. I think that there is no one on this planet who can resist a beautifully designed dish. I was showing a smart 17 year old lady some photos I took on March 8, 2012 in our office, when we celebrated Women’s Day (link here) and she told me: “you can feel the taste of the sweets in these photos”.

I agree. There are platters of food that just make your mouth water. There are cakes and pastry in window shops that just make you die to have one! Here is a beautiful salad I arranged for my daughter. She had it for breakfast, but it can be served at any time of the day.

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My sweet daughter does not like heavy dinners. She likes good looking vegetable and meat mixes, chicken, no fish, and, unfortunately, some junk food. So I always make an effort to talk her into eating healthy dinners :). This is one:

Ingredients: 4 slices of lemon, lettuce (50 g), toast (2 slices), ham (3 thin slices), tomato (4 cherry, cut in halves), cucumber (4 slices), olive oil, salt

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