Category: Side Dishes

  • Rice cooker recipe

    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 […]

  • Baked sweet potatoes

    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. […]

  • Potato and mushroom bake

    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 […]

  • Scalloped potatoes

    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 […]

  • Corn and cauliflower parcels with coriander yoghurt

    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 […]