I have for you here a little sunshine in a salad. Inspired by the flavours of Morocco. Chilli spiced oranges, sticky dates, salty tangy olives and refreshing flat leaved parsley with a splash of extra virgin olive oil.
Yes, it is a salad. But, it’s not supposed to be a “diet” salad. More of a ” I have overdone it and need a change of food” creation that also happens to taste satisfyingly good and has me wishing for a trip to Morocco with all it’s heat, spice and colour.
It is a dish that isn’t really a recipe but more of an assembly of ingredients that work so well together. When I concoct recipes like this, I always think of Nigel Slater who is the master of dishes that seem to assemble themselves, with considered choice of ingredients. I wonder if he would approve……