Date, Orange and Nut Salad

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This recipe was given to me by Richard Poynton of Kwa-Zulu Natal Midlands’ renowned hotel, ‘Cleopatra,’ and it is simply and utterly delicious.


  •  4 oranges, segmented
  • 100 g dried dates, cut or broken into small pieces
  • 100 g cashew nuts, lightly fried in butter and then salted
  • Assorted fresh salad leaves


  •  3 Tbsp olive oil
  • 2 Tbsp wholegrain mustard
  • 1 Tbsp clear honey
  • 5 Tbsp orange juice
  • 2 Tbsp chopped chives
  • Salt and pepper


1. Place all the dressing ingredients in a screw- top jar and shake well.

2. Place a ring mould on the plate and layer the salad ingredients, dribbling the dressing between the layers.

3. Remove the ring, drizzle extra dressing around the salad and serve immediately.


One Comment Add yours

  1. Lynda Neal says:

    Definitely try this one!


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