Home Cook: Salad days are here again

It's that time of year when stalls are set up on the dusty roadside and little fold-up tables are laden down with punnets of ruby red strawberries.

1st June, 2014
Main picture: strawberry salad with goat's cheese. Picture: Lilly Higgins

It's that time of year when stalls are set up on the dusty roadside and little fold-up tables are laden down with punnets of ruby red strawberries, their sweet perfume making the air smell sweet on long journeys home.

Hand-written boards for Wexford strawberries evoke feelings of nostalgia and are a lovely celebration of this summer's harvest.

My sister is nurturing various strawberry plants in her polytunnel, but the minute they turn red a bird...

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