Smoked salmon pasta salad

This summer pasta salad of smoked salmon, avocado, fennel, lime and preserved lemon managed the high accolade of ‘my favourite pasta salad ever’. It’s easy to make and filling. You can also leave out the pasta for an easy, grain-free option.

Lemons preserved in salt

How to preserve lemons

Preserved lemons are super easy to make and ridiculously overpriced in the shops. All you need is lemons and salt and, if you want, some cloves and cinnamon. Selma makes it even easier and says you just need olive oil and lemons. We’ve made both this year, thanks to a very generous neighbour with a lemon tree and an agenda of wanting more salted lemons from us.

Fish with preserved lemon

Fish with preserved lemon

Fish with preserved lemon Ingredients 500 g of fish, chopped into cubes 5-6 saffron stamens plus tsp of powdered saffron 1 tsp cumin seeds 2cm piece of fresh ginger, finely chopped 2 cloves of garlic 2 tsp tumeric 1 onion 1 cup water 1 small zucchini parsley and coriander 2 tsp sweet paprika 1/2 tsp…