This is a really flexible dish. You can serve it hot as a side dish, or refrigerate it and serve it cold as part of an antipasto assortment, or as a side-condiment to roasted meats.
Red Wine Vinegar
Chimichurri is an Argentine sauce. You can use it in a zillion ways — as a vinaigrette over salad, as a marinade for fish, poultry or meat, etc.
Salsa Cruda (Fresh Tomato Sauce) Recipe
This is a fresh tomato sauce (as opposed to cooked.) Serve as you would a relish, particularly with Mexican food.
Strawberry and Olive Salad
This is an easy and interesting salad (or relish) for the side of a plate. With a combination of sweet, sour and salty tastes, it’s very much along the lines of Medieval or Roman food.
Tapenade Pasta Salad
This fabulous composed salad is almost a meal in itself. The strong, zippy taste and fresh look will tempt flagging appetites in the summer heat — but the salad is also hearty enough to be satisfying in the winter.
Tomato & Mozzarella Pasta Salad
This combines all the great Italian flavours with the colours of the Italian flag: red, white and green.