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Tomato And Horseradish Salad on a round black platter


Nigella Lawson's tomato and horseradish salad

One of the most gratifying things for a home cook is to scrummage a meal together out of leftovers. It’s enormously satisfying to ransack the fridge and use up what lies under plastic wrap or is lounging about in the vegetable drawer; it always provides a relaxed, unforced creativity. I certainly would never have thought of using horseradish as a dressing for a tomato salad if I hadn’t wanted to find a way to use up a horseradish root staring beseechingly at me every time I opened the fridge. - Nigella