Courgette, Mozzarella and Tomato Salad

Before anything else, let me apologise for my radio silence over the last two months, I’ve been a little preoccupied to say the least! It’s all well and good to get all excited and decide to have three different wedding celebrations (with the biggest yet to come!), but in practice, to organise them is quite another thing all together! I have been meaning to write a short post to say that I’d be back soon, but obviously, that never happened. So, I hope that you pick up reading where you left off, and I promise I’ll be around more often … until about September, when I’m going to start feeling the organisational crunch again!

I just stepped off the plane this afternoon, having spent a truly magical two weeks in France! We started off in Paris and ended up on the French Riviera, with stops in Auvergne, Lozere, Luberon along the way. There were so many special memories, unforgettable moments, incredible meals, and too many photos to share straight away, but I’m hoping to get around to it all because it would be a crime to not share some of the magic – and perhaps plant a seed in your mind to encourage you to make the journey yourself.

For the moment, I just wanted to share a salad recipe that I thought up whilst in the supermarket. Being inspired by the variety of courgette dishes that I had in the south of France, and also with a need to take it easy on the fat/meat/butter/bread, (which I have been consuming in vast amounts!), I picked up some fresh ingredients to make a light and tasty salad, and attempted to trick my stomach into thinking that I was not yet back in Hong Kong. It makes a great light meal together with a green salad, or as a side salad for a summer BBQ.

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