The beauty of Spring brings with it the blossoming of fresh fruits and flowers ready to serve their wider purpose of being more than a feast for the eyes. The bright sunshine and light winds bring a calming sense of ease like breathing in something sensual for the first time. Spirits are high as the season rolls in lifting attitudes while warming souls. There seems to be little to worry about when Spring rolls around including the special treats and eats we crave. The light atmosphere calls for light dishes with enough zest and zing to keep you engaged all Spring.
Spring salads and fresh cocktails go hand in hand during this time, couple them with a golden evening and conversation for the best day ever.
Try this watermelon cucumber salad from Aberdeen’s Kitchen and be whisked away by Spring’s freshest.
1 Cucumber – diced
10 Mint Leaves – roughly chopped
1/2 lb Strawberries – sliced
1/2 Medium Watermelon – cubed
1 Cup Feta Cheese – crumbled
- Remove the rind from the watermelon and dice into 1-inch pieces and place in a large bowl.
- Add strawberries, cucumbers, feta cheese and mint. Gently stir to combine.
- Chill for 10 minutes, serve and enjoy!
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