Zucchini, bell peppers and mushrooms are tossed with garlic, oil, Parmesan cheese and seasonings then baked to bring out a medley of flavours.
With its light lemony and buttery flavours this rice has always been a favourite in our house and makes the perfect side dish with middle eastern cuisine.
The late summer harvest is the best time to make Ratatouille. This classic French vegetable stew is best when made with fresh and ripe ingredients. In this recipe I’ve rounded up some tomatoes, zucchinis, eggplant, bell peppers and onions. The key to a good ratatouille is to cook the some of the vegetables separately at…
First steamed then braised in butter, this recipe enhances the flavour, reduces the bitterness and makes a wonderful presentation for the often-maligned Brussels sprout. Try this side dish with Pork Medallions with Tarragon Cream Sauce Salmon with Pernod
Follow these steps for no-fail, delicious, golden-brown homemade white bread. Imagine the reaction from family or guests when they arrive with your kitchen wafting of fresh-baked bread. It’ll be hard for them to avoid the offer of a slice while it’s still a little warm. You can test your endurance and maybe work out some…
This simple one pot dish of buttery egg noodles with sautéed cabbage makes a perfect side for many Eastern European meals. I first came across these tasty cabbage noodles at a wonderful Hungarian restaurant in New York’s north country where they were served as an appetizer. This national dish of Slovakia is known as haluski…
This savoury side dish of potatoes, carrots and turnips roasted with onions, celery and rosemary in a broth goes really well with roasted or grilled meats. You may also like
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This standalone stuffing is a great vegetarian side dish option at holiday dinners.
Chocked with kidney beans, black beans, tomatoes, peppers and corn, this is one hearty and healthy “chili sin carne”. Serve in a taco bowl topped with cheese.