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THE SALAD BOOK

BELINDA JEFFERY, PENGUIN RANDOM HOUSE, $39.99

These days salads can go far beyond a quiet dish on the side, and Belinda Jeffery’s offering, The Salad Book, proves that salads can be enjoyed at any time of day and any season. Featuring 80 imaginative recipes that reinvent the cold dish, the recipes are far from boring and can be enjoyed on their own. Apart from being colourful and healthy, they’re also filling and delicious and showcase a range of ingredients including pasta, meat and fruit. The easy-to-make but extensive recipes are fun to create and eat.

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