This salad is fine to prepare the day before you eat it. Demonstrated at the 2011 Melbourne Food and Wine Festival.
Peel and chop potatoes into 3cm squares and cook in salted water until just done. Allow to cool.
Blanch spinach and refresh in iced water or under running tap. Squeeze until dry.
Slice leeks into 2cm circles.
Melt butter and sugar in a 26cm pan. Add leeks and water and gently fry for a few minutes on each side to caramelise. Allow to cool.
Mix all dressing ingredients together.
Gently fold through potatoes.
Line a 23cm cake tin or glass bowl with cling film and then cover bottom and sides with spinach, potatoes, leeks and red peppers. (It is served upside down so arrange as desired.)
Continue to layer ingredients until finished. Cover and press gently to compact.
This is best turned out after it has been refrigerated for a few hours, allowing it to set.
» Metric Converter
Paint can transform any room in your home. It's an easy way to give a space a quick yet impactful decorating makeover. Take the guesswork out of choosing paint colors with our tips and tricks for picking the right shade every time. Browse our interior painting ideas to use in your bathroom, living room, bedroom, office, kitchen, or dining room. We'll also show you how to put together a perfect color scheme. And painting a room is more than just picking the right colors. A successful paint job also involves using the right tools and techniques. Learn how to paint almost any surface, including metal, and ceramic; what you need to do before you paint; the tools you need, and plenty of handy expert painting tips. Once you're ready for the job, we've made DIY painting easy with our step-by-step wall painting guide. And before you start picking paint colors, visit our virtual paint tool, My Color Finder, to try out paint color before you even pick up a brush.
» 8h ago