It's summer and everyone's making loads of friends with salad. Here's five recipes that smack of summer time, when the living is easy (and the bacon need not be so greasy). At The Melbourne Pantry we cure, cold-smoke and hand-slice our bacon to create Streaky Bacon (from the belly) and Back Bacon (from the loin) and here's where you can get some. ;-)
SPINACH AND PEAR SALAD WITH BACON
Something that would all work year-round, really. Recipe at Williams Sonoma.
CARAMELISED ONION, BACON AND ROAST TOMATO POTATO SALAD
In-season tomatoes add some sass to this fresh take on the Aussie barbeque salad staple. Recipe by delicious.
PUY LENTIL AND SPLIT GREEN PEA SALAD WITH BALSAMIC BACON, EGG AND PUMPKIN SEEDS, BALSAMIC DRESSING
Kind of like breakfast, but in a salad form. Recipe by What Katie Ate.
CANDIED BACON GREEN SALAD
Not just any old bacon... sweet, caramelised candied bacon! Recipe by Jamie Oliver.
BROCCOLI SALAD WITH BACON, RAISINS AND CASHEWS
The only thing you cook in this salad in the bacon. Recipe at Pinch My Salt.