Today’s Lunch–A Bit of Salad

It’s the beginning of May, which means that it’s salad season again. Hurrah! I love salads. I love creating colour from bits of mixed and matched stuff hiding in the fridge, and since the house is crawling with workmen again, a salad was the easiest solution. This salad was lunch today, and it had a…

Grilled Tuna Salad Sandwich with Lime Mayo

Dear John, Ready to kill off a few more tins of tuna? This is a really easy way of making an ordinary tuna sandwich just a bit special. In addition to the usual necessities of a tuna sandwich, you’ll need one ripe lime and some fresh chives. Dill works, too, but personally I’m not keen;…

Grilled Tuna Sarnie with Melted Brie

Dear John Recipe: Grilled Tuna Sarnie with Melted Brie Cheese Here’s another way to kill off a can of tuna, John. It’s gushingly glorious with Brie but equally delish with Edam or any other cheese that’s willing to melt under a bit of heat. A thin spread of mayo on the outside of the bread…

Quick Tuna Noodle Casserole

Dear John Recipe: Quick Tuna Noodle Casserole I do mean quick, John. About 15-minutes to put together and then another 15-20 minutes in the oven to warm it up. That’s quick. So, here’s another way to kill off a tin or two of tuna, get one or two of your 5-a-day fruit and veg, a…

Creamed Tuna on Rice

Dear John Recipes: How-To-Make Creamed Tuna on Rice This is a new category dedicated to my son, John, who is a very accomplished cook but he sometimes likes to know “Howd-ja-do-that?” I hope to give him a few frugal recipes to help stretch his teacher’s salary. The first recipe, Creamed Tuna, is one that I…