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Classy Spring Salad Ideas With Help From Black + Blum


The perfect salad dressing recipe


You never quite know what the British weather will grace us with this April, so our advice is for you to be perfectly prepared for what the climates may bring. It may rain, it may even snow or hopefully you never know we will be graced a early perfect summers day and if the weather thermostat does switch to the hot side we have the perfect product to impress your guests and will be the talk of the table this summer. This stunning table salad servers  are produced by the great famous British home-ware designers Black + Blum and its available to buy today.

salad server-salad-plant-black-and-blum

The set comprises of a pair of very classy salad servers which are  designed to make your salad serving bowl look like a stylish Plant that you would expect to find in the centre of a classy flower display.

The set comprises of a pair of stylish serving spoons which sit  in their own pot which can also be used to mix and make your own favourite dressing. The pot which is terracotta in colour and is made from a hard plastic material which has a real quality weighted high quality feel similar to that of a high quality ceramic pot. The pot is placed in the centre of your favourite salad bowl and the pair of servers dock neatly in the centre with your crispy fresh salad placed over and around the salad plant leaving the servers to stand elegantly in the centre and they sit proud above. This is very impressive and it will turn that once boring salad into a beautiful flower display. 

Because the salad dressing is contained in the centre pot and the servers sit within the dressing it ensures that every time you lift the salad out of the bowl with the plant servers, the dressing the dressing coated serving spoons perfectly coat the salad when they are removed from the salad bowl.


Black + Blum have also put the same thought in when they designed the packaging with the same stunning style as the plant itself. The outer gift box packaging is manufactured from a high quality cardboard which is finished in a simple yet stylish hand drawn styled design which has a minimal and stylish deign and prepares you for something even more stunning.


This will make a perfect House-warming, Birthday, engagement or thank you gift idea. Or just purchased as a treat yourself to play part in your outdoor dining experience and you will be certain to get some great comments from your guests because it is a very classy and inexpensive gift idea.

 mzube peanut butter and honey crunch dressing

We have decided to share our most favourite salad dressing to all our readers which we absolutely love.

  • 4 Tablespoon good quality olive oil .
  • 1 Tablespoon good quality balsamic vinegar.
  • 2 Teaspoon whole grain mustard.
  • 1 Small crushed garlic clove .
  •  1 Tablespoon runny honey.
  •  2 Tablespoon crunchy peanut butter.



Mix the peanut butter and honey together until mixed well, stir in the crushed garlic and mustard, mix in the olive oil and balsamic vinegar. Season with a little ground black pepper and salt then drizzle a little over your tasty prepared salad ensuring that a generous amount is left in the salad plant bowl ready to freshly coat each salad serving when lifted from the salad bowl.


We hope you have enjoyed our Blog and you can check out our other great Homeware and Gift ideas from the Black + Blum range.




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