Friday, 14 September 2012

The Ultimate Travellers' Salad


I've realised there's another advantage to growing salad leaves in light, plastic pots. You can take them on holiday for the ultimate Travellers' Salad ;)

See you soon...

8 comments:

  1. Oh, this looks absolutely beautiful. Great idea for winter too! :)

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  2. While camping I have seen caravans with polystrene fruit boxes with lettuce growing in them. Great idea.

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  3. My favourite winter salad, even easier than plastic boxes: take a black radish with you. Wash it first, put it in paper never in plastic, and you may want to take a pocket knife with you to get rid of the strong-tasting black peel. Eat like an apple!
    Lovely with sandwiches: on the train, in your suitcase or backpack.
    Mind you, my children always stayed well clear of me, gnawing my radish on the train or in the airport ....

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  4. Cool idea!! I think I will make one for our camper life this winter! In south Texas the winters are fairly mild anyway!

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  5. Marina - welcome and thank you! I'm thinking about transposing some of them to a windowsill to extend the season now the nights are getting colder

    Compostwoman and Donna - :)

    Liz - I've seen similar on barges too, that's probably where the germ of my idea came from

    AW - great idea, though I must admit I've never got on that well with black radish, nor the usual ones either. I prefer their leaves and seed pods.

    Linda - let me know how you get on, it would be a superb entry for one of our monthly Salad Days get togethers if you find a slot to blog about it :)

    Sue - not quite as full as it might have been! I also cut loads of leaves and took them in our coolbox for our first couple of holiday salads :)

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