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Side Dishes

Seaweed and Soba Miso Soup
GF Mains

A Simple Seaweed and Soba Soup for the Soul

By On August 21, 2014

As you might know if you’re a regular reader of this website, I’ve spent the past 3 months travelling around the UK, my home country, and the rest of Europe. As of… Read More

Pear, Radish and Rocket Salad
Balsamic vinegar

Pear, Radish and Rocket (Arugula) Salad

By On April 30, 2014

There’s nothing I like more than a cooking day with a good friend, especially when it’s hot outside and the camera is fired up and ready. Last weekend I took a bunch… Read More

Carrot

Caribbean Slaw

By On July 4, 2013

It’s been Caribbean week this week, what with recipes for Jerk Seasoning Paste and Jerk TVP Tacos being all around, but our Caribbean plate just wouldn’t be complete without a slaw to… Read More

Beans, Peas & Lentils

Tapas Week: Butter Bean, Roasted Red Pepper and Wilted Red Cabbage Salad

By On January 15, 2013

You can never go wrong with a butter bean, in my opinion. They’re just the right consistency and gorgeously tender when they’re done right, and they also taste just a little bit… Read More

Flavour Pairings

Strawberry Salsa

By On April 10, 2012

I read a little while ago that strawberries and tomatoes are pretty much interchangeable in most recipes, and I didn’t believe it was true. Or, rather, I did kinda believe it but… Read More

Beans, Peas & Lentils

$2 Meal Week day 3: Baked Sweet Potato with Spinach and Beans

By On March 21, 2012

I think I’ve cracked this budget thing: dried beans. You can get about a houseful of dried kidney beans for about 20 cents at the moment, and all you need to do… Read More

Lemon Sauteed Parsnips and Leeks
GF Sides

Lemon Sauteed Parsnips and Leeks

By On November 18, 2011

For me, parsnips will always mean Sunday dinner – and me avoiding them, for the first 20 or so years of my life. Parsnips were Mum vegetables. I wanted no part of… Read More

Garlic and Soy Greens
Broccoli

Garlic and Soy Greens with Pumpkin Seeds

By On November 17, 2011

This is one of my current favourite side dishes. I’ve been a total convert to broccoli in the last few years (in my friend’s words, “it’s a sponge for the flavour!”) and… Read More

Vegan Peanut Kale Slaw
Carrot

Peanut Kale Slaw

By On October 19, 2011

Kale is one of those foods that’s really come to the fore in recent years. It’s actually a form of cabbage, and it’s currently enjoying a huge surge in popularity because it… Read More

Sushi Salad Dressing
GF Sides

Sushi Salad Dressing

By On May 25, 2011

If you feel that smoothies don’t fill you up in a morning, or that they’re just not sufficient to get you through til lunchtime after that bike ride to work, try putting… Read More