Whilst searching for salad recipes that utilized the ingredients available during the season, these beautiful ideas from the Hungry Ghost popped up. They incorporate beautifully coloured fruit and a maple dressing that sound simply heavenly. Use them as mains or to accompany flanks of crisp asian-spiced pork or languidly braised lamb shoulder for a winter meal that bursting with colour and flavour.

Maple Lime dressing

2 tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil

2 tablespoons of maple syrup

The juice of one whole lime ( more if the lime is not juicy!)

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