Posts filed under: Side Dishes

Creamy Pumpkin, Parmesan & Herb Bake

I think this may be my last pumpkin recipe for the month of October, but I can't promise anything ;-) This Creamy Pumpkin, Parmesan & Herb Bake is such a simple recipe and works a dream in a casserole dish....

Whole Baked Cauliflower in Parmesan Cream

This is my new favourite way to do cauliflower in cheese sauce.  I don't waste a morsel of the cauliflower and no need to make a bechamel sauce. The sauce is literally equal parts cream and finely grated Parmesan cheese! The...

Sticky Roasted Sweet Potato, Chickpeas & Kale Salad

Sweet potato is a winner roasted with date molasses and za'atar spice. Completely vegan, served with spicy roasted chickpeas, a zesty kale, pomegranate & toasted almond salad and homemade tahini vinaigrette....

Scallion Pancakes

I've been eyeballing Scallion Pancakes for a while now, so I gave Bon Appetit 's recipe a go. I adapted it slightly by including some stone ground rice flour and replaced chicken fat with salted butter and vegetable oil. I...

Oven Roasted BBQ Brisket

My husband recently sent me a YouTube link to Gordon Ramsay's Oven Roasted BBQ Brisket as a subtle hint to cook the 1 kg Angus brisket we had in the freezer. Since we have so much time on our hands...

Cheat’s Baba Ganoush & Lebanese Tabbouleh

As mentioned in my first recipe post focused on aubergines, I've really come to appreciate Middle Eastern flavours so much more being able to live in Kuwait. I love that one will find ready prepared kofta mince at the butchery...

Cheesy Aubergine Bake

Roll on aubergine recipe number 2! To see my previous aubergine themed recipe, click here. I will be posting one more soon....

Crispy Buffalo Wings

I've partnered up with Maggi Lazenby to pay homage to the humble bottle of Worcestershire Sauce most of us have in our pantry cupboards.  Below I share just a few ideas on how to use Maggi Lazenby sauce AND of course,...

Spicy Lamb | Roasted Eggplant | Kale Salad in Garlic Yoghurt Dressing [Week 3]

Lamb steaks (or chops) seasoned with with ground cumin, smoked paprika and lemon zest. Served with melt-in-your-mouth roasted baby eggplants - and red onion wedges, because yum. And of course some raw goodness, kale and fresh baby tomatoes dressed in...

Pan-fried Chicken with Roasted Veg Kale Salad [Week 3]

Today's dish is all about the kale salad really. I personally think massaging or bruising the kale in a dressing of sorts is the best way to eat it. So with that in mind, I simply roasted some butternut cubes,...