Tag: side dish

Kale Crisps – How To Make Kale Chips

Kale Crisps – How To Make Kale Chips

Kale Crisps – how to make kale chips. Kale crisps are a fuss free, healthy and fun way to make kale chips. I like the addition of some spice when I’m making kale crisps but to be honest, just knowing how to make kale chips […]

Orzo Salad | Orzo and Feta Salad – a bowl of sunshine!

Orzo Salad | Orzo and Feta Salad – a bowl of sunshine!

There are tons of Orzo salad recipes and this is one of my favourites; it’s a real ‘summer in a bowl’ type dish. Chewy orzo, sharp feta and a warm salad dressing made from the juices of roasted baby plum tomatoes. I made this for […]

Flatbread Recipe No Yeast | Two Ingredients (How to make Flat Bread)

Flatbread Recipe No Yeast | Two Ingredients (How to make Flat Bread)

My flatbread recipe no yeast is such an easy flatbread recipe! Ever wondered how to make flatbreads? Well, you’ve come to the right spot! Especially if you want to make super easy flatbreads without yeast. This is literally two ingredient flatbread. Flatbread recipes have been […]

Cooking Corn on the Cob – straight on the coals!

Cooking Corn on the Cob – straight on the coals!

Cooking corn on the cob is one of life’s pleasures – especially when cooked straight on a fire. Cooking corn on the cob straight on the coals is just perfect. There is something prehistoric about cooking corn on the cob in their husks straight on […]

Pourgouri recipe – Bulgur Wheat Recipe | Greek Recipes

Pourgouri recipe – Bulgur Wheat Recipe | Greek Recipes

Pourgouri is a traditional Cypriot recipe. Pourgouri is a delicious accompaniment made from bulgur wheat and vermicelli noodles which is full flavoured, easy to make and goes with just about everything! Pourgouri is a Bulgur wheat recipe. Bulgur Wheat Recipes have been around for literally thousands of […]

Pork Crackling Recipe | how to make pork crackling

Pork Crackling Recipe | how to make pork crackling

Don’t even think about not trying this pork crackling recipe! Tiny morsels of salty, crunchy pig skin. That’s right pig skin that turns into the most deliciously moreish pork crackling.  Incredibly easy, there always seems to be some mystery around a pork crackling recipe but this one […]

Twice Cooked Chips | Bad Boy Chunky Chips with Rosemary Salt

Twice Cooked Chips | Bad Boy Chunky Chips with Rosemary Salt

Twice cooked chips? Why not thrice cooked chips? Well, twice is enough I reckon, especially when you’re cooking at home. There is something very satisfying about a large bowl of chunky chips – and these are my favourite! Twice cooked chips that are big, super crispy […]

Olive Tapenade Recipe | How To Make Olive Tapenade – my sultry Green & Black Olive Tapenade

Olive Tapenade Recipe | How To Make Olive Tapenade – my sultry Green & Black Olive Tapenade

Olive Tapenade Recipe – how to make an olive tapenade. My sultry green and black olive tapenade recipe is easy peasy to make and incredibly versatile. At it’s heart a my olive tapenade recipe, a green and black olive tapenade to be exact! It’s one […]

Bone Marrow Recipe | Roasted Bone Marrow Gratin – living the dream…!

Bone Marrow Recipe | Roasted Bone Marrow Gratin – living the dream…!

Let your inner caveman loose and indulge in this ridiculously simple but oh so indulgent bone marrow recipe (can I even call it a recipe?).  Roasted Bone Marrow Recipe with Gratin, the gratin is what makes this dish, it gives the crunch that is needed. Perfect […]

Salmon Gravlax Recipe – How To Cure Salmon At Home

Salmon Gravlax Recipe – How To Cure Salmon At Home

My salmon gravlax recipe (also known as Salmon Gravadlax) is a delicious, succulent and seriously crowd pleasing recipe that is a perfect for any festive season. My Salmon gravlax recipe is a real convivial centrepiece that takes pride of place on the table and keeps guests coming back for […]

How to smoke salmon | Vanilla Hot Smoked Salmon Recipe

How to smoke salmon | Vanilla Hot Smoked Salmon Recipe

How to smoke salmon couldn’t be easier. My Vanilla hot smoked salmon recipe is a delicious way to cook salmon; vanilla hot smoked salmon. In this recipe post I’ll show you how to smoke salmon – at home, with no special equipment required! This is […]

Grilled Leeks with Lemon and Olive Oil | Charred Leeks – How To Cook Leeks

Grilled Leeks with Lemon and Olive Oil | Charred Leeks – How To Cook Leeks

Grilled Leeks are exactly how to cook leeks – they have an amazing flavour and texture and it’s incredibly easy to make grilled leeks. Grilled leeks is how to cook leeks in my book! Cooked under a hot grill or on a BBQ until they are totally charred […]

How To Make Fondant Potatoes | Fondant Potatoes with Garlic and Rosemary

How To Make Fondant Potatoes | Fondant Potatoes with Garlic and Rosemary

How to make fondant potatoes I hear you ask! Fondant potatoes are a glorious indulgent thing. I can take absolutely no credit whatsoever for these golden buttery bites of heaven. But since a fontant potato recipe is incredibly easy and tasty I thought I’d share […]

Leftover Rice Recipe perfect for my Chinese Fried Rice Recipe

Leftover Rice Recipe perfect for my Chinese Fried Rice Recipe

Fried Rice Recipe – this is really a leftover rice recipe, if you try using just cooked rice it’ll be stodge, you want leftover rice that is cold and is perfect for a fried rice recipe. My leftover rice recipe is the only way to […]

How to make onion rings – onion rings recipe (the you’ve ever had)!

How to make onion rings – onion rings recipe (the you’ve ever had)!

How to make onion rings – not a question I get a lot, but my onion rings recipe is outrageously moreish. You can’t go wrong with this onion ring recipe – they take five minutes to make and you’ll wonder why every other onion ring you […]

Rosemary Roasted Potatoes – new potatoes roasted with rosemary recipe

Rosemary Roasted Potatoes – new potatoes roasted with rosemary recipe

Rosemary Roasted Potatoes – when you fancy something a little different to roasted spuds these rosemary roasted new potatoes have a great fragrant aroma and a wonderful texture… Rosemary roasted potatoes are a great alternative to the usual roasted spud. I tend to use new […]

Confit Salmon with Lavender Recipe

Confit Salmon with Lavender Recipe

Confit Salmon – salmon delicately cooked in olive oil with hints of lavender. When I say; melt-in-the-mouth; I mean melt-in-the-mouth! Succulent and delicate salmon flesh. My confit salmon with lavender is aromatic with accents of spice, citrus and flora. The sophistication of flavours belies the simplicity of the […]

Tofu Stir Fry – Deep Fried Tofu with Coriander & Chilli dressing

Tofu Stir Fry – Deep Fried Tofu with Coriander & Chilli dressing

Tofu Stir Fry – deep fried tofu with coriander and chilli dressing. I first tried a tofu stir fry whilst travelling through China and I was converted. Deep fried tofu in batter was delicious! You either love it or simply don’t see the point of […]

Angello Peppers Recipe

Angello Peppers Recipe

Roasted Angello peppers are a great alternative to the famous Padron peppers tapas dish. Angello peppers tend to be sweeter than padron peppers but still taste great! Grilled or roasted Angello peppers are perfect to serve as a snack or part of a tapas and incredibly quick and easy to […]

Aubergine Stir Fry – spicy aubergine with soy and chilli (aubergine recipes)

Aubergine Stir Fry – spicy aubergine with soy and chilli (aubergine recipes)

Aubergine Stir Fry Recipe from the Orient! My aubergine stir fry is dark, sweet and seductively hot! Rich in colour, it covers all the taste bases – hot, sweet, sour, easy and delicious! I stumbled across a version of an aubergine stir fry years ago while travelling […]

Fried Mussels with a hint of spice! Fried Mussels Recipe

Fried Mussels with a hint of spice! Fried Mussels Recipe

Fried mussels are as close to instant gratification as you are going to get in the kitchen…well…maybe.. A cheap packet of shelled pre-cooked mussels deep fried and transformed into little crunchy Asian bites of beauty.. My fried mussels are delicious but I have a confession… I’ve […]

How To Cook Basmati Rice and be perfect everytime (absorption method)

How To Cook Basmati Rice and be perfect everytime (absorption method)

How to cook basmati rice – a foolproof method.  Learn to how to cook Basmati rice perfectly everytime. Never again eat burnt rice or stodgy rice. Follow this simple rice recipe to learn the secret of cooking perfect rice everytime.. Got leftover rice? Make my delicious fried […]


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