Side Dishes


Recipes / Side Dishes

Mum and I have a microwave rice cooker and we always seem to lose the rice to water ratios. Probably won’t be much use to anyone else, but we need to store the recipe somewhere! 1 cup rice – 1 1/2 cups water – 9-11 minutes 2 cups rice – 3 cups water – 13-15 minutes 3 cups rice – 4 1/4 cups water – 15-18 minutes 4 cups rice – 5 1/4 cups water – 18-20 minutes


Recipes / Side Dishes

Serves 2, delicious served as a light meal with a side salad. Ingredients 3 small(ish) sweet potatoes, halved lengthways 4 bacon rashers, rind removed and diced 4 spring onions, chopped 4 cloves garlic 1/2 long red chilli, chopped finely 2 tbs sour cream salt and pepper tasty cheese, grated Directions Preheat the oven to 220C. Place the sweet potato in a baking dish and spray with oil. Cook for about 1 hour or until tender and remove from oven and allow to cool slightly. Meanwhile, cook the bacon, garlic, chilli and spring onion in a pan over a medium heat...

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Recipes / Side Dishes / Vegetarian

This is a male friendly recipe which my boyfriend managed to make last night (without too much assistance!). We served it with lamb marinated in lemon, rosemary and garlic and steamed vegetables. Ingredients 3 or 4 potatoes, peeled and sliced into 5mm discs 1 medium onion, sliced 3 or 4 field mushrooms, cleaned and sliced 2 cloves garlic 1/2 tsp fresh thyme 1 tsp fresh chopped parsley 1/2 cup grated tasty cheese Directions Preheat the oven to 200C. Place the sliced potato between layers of baking paper to drain excess water. Cook the onion and mushroom in a frying pan...

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Recipes / Side Dishes

Ingredients 6 potatoes, peeled and sliced into 5mm discs 1 onion, halved and sliced thinly 2 tsp flour 1 cup grated tasty cheese 1 cup milk salt and pepper Alternatively replace the tasty cheese with: 50g blue cheese (use more if you like) 4 anchovies, chopped Directions Preheat the oven to 220C. Place a layer of onion in the bottom of an oven proof dish and cover with a layer of potato, followed by cheese, a sprinkle of flour, salt and pepper. Continue layering until you finish your ingredients, ensuring you leave enough cheese to sprinkle on the top. Pour...

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Recipes / Side Dishes / Vegetarian

Ingredients 2 tsp ground cumin 1/2 tsp ground tumeric 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper (optional) 1/2 tsp salt 1/2 tsp pepper 2 corn cobs, husks and silks removed, each cut into 3 pieces 450g cauliflower florets 2 tbs vegetable oil Coriander yoghurt 3 coriander roots with stems and leaves attached 1/2 cup thick, natural yoghurt 2 tbs lime juice salt and pepper Directions Preheat oven to 200C. Cut baking paper or foil into 40cm lengths. Combine corn, cauliflower, spices and oil in a bowl and toss to coat. Distribute vegetables evenly among the pieces of baking paper or foil. Fold in...

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