salads & sides

Totally tropical coleslaw

  A BBQ or a salad without coleslaw for me is just not right. When i became vegan i missed some of my favourite coleslaws. Now though it gave me the push to experiment a little more with different vegetables and fruit. This is one of my favouites which I love with a nice spicy… Continue Reading →

Southern fried onion rings

I love sides, to be honest, I prefer these to the main course. I would happily have a mixed platter of them for my meal. Onion rings or loaded potato skins are my favourites.  Being gluten-free and vegan, I am usually cast into the wilderness when wanting to order these when I am eating out…. Continue Reading →

Super Greens Coleslaw

Coleslaw is a nice side to a lot of dishes. We all think of this creamy vegetable based accompaniment more often at certain times of the year, mainly summer and at Christmas time. Now with the days beginning to have that extra chill factor, I wanted to create a coleslaw that reflects, this time of… Continue Reading →

Low Fat Garlic Potatoes

Serves 4 Preparation Time 20 Minutes Cooking Time 1 Hour Roast potatoes are a stalwart of many a Sunday dinner. To me, they should be golden and crispy where they caramelize in the tin. This is normally achieved by using oil or some type of fat. These days or especially this time of the year… Continue Reading →

Hot & Spicy Crispy Buffalo Cauliflower Wings

Serves 2-4    Preparation Time 20 Minutes   Cooking Time 45 Minutes This recipe is a sure-fire winner and a great way to ramp up the flavour profile of the rather bland and humble cauliflower. Forget the overcooked version of this vegetable we have probably all been served at one point. We have all heard of buffalo… Continue Reading →

Russian potato salad

Preparation Time 15 Minutes   Cook Time 15 Minutes   Serves 4-6 One of my favouite food product in the summer months are new potatoes.  I especially love the waxy ones such as Anya or particularly Jersey Royals. To me, these make the best potato salad. Think of this Russian potato salad as a boosted normal one…. Continue Reading →

Pesto & Garlic Roasted Hasselback Potatoes

Serves 4 Preparation Time 10 Minutes Cooking time 1 hour 30 Minutes I am not a huge potato fan and people think it is odd that I am not keen on roast potatoes. That said I do love these Hasselback ones or as my kids would call them when they were young hedgehog potatoes. I… Continue Reading →

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