Side Dishes

Easy Rice & Peas

Easy Rice & Peas

5 from 2 votes Print Rice and Peas | Easy Rice Cooker Recipe Prep Time 5 mins Cook Time 30 mins Total Time 35 mins   This delicious rice and peas recipe is super easy to make – combine all the ingredients in a pan […]

Healthy Sweet Potato Mash

Healthy Sweet Potato Mash

Sweet potato mash is lovely. It’s super healthy, a rich source of fiber jam packed of vitamins A and C, as-well as iron and calcium – there’s no surprise many people are switching ordinary white potatoes for the sweet variety.  But the switch isn’t always […]

Onion Gravy

Onion Gravy

  Print Onion Gravy Prep Time 5 mins Cook Time 20 mins Total Time 25 mins   Course: Side Dish Cuisine: British Servings: 4 Ingredients 2 White onions 2 tbsp Butter 1 tbsp Sugar 2 tbsp Plain flour 500 ml Beef stock 2 tbsp Worcestershire […]

Vegetarian Jollof Rice

Vegetarian Jollof Rice

Jollof rice is mildly spicy tomato rice cooked with fresh green chilli, garlic and onions. Jollof rice originates in West Africa, and goes so perfectly with almost everything i’ve ever put it beside. Cooking rice on the hob/stove is something I always used to shy […]

Salt And Pepper Chicken

Salt And Pepper Chicken

When working in a Chinese restaurant, our most popular dish was Salt and Pepper chicken and for good reason – it’s delicious! Wok fried spices and vegetables are mixed with battered chicken breast to create the ultimate combination of salt, spice and crunch. Here’s a […]

Smooth Guacamole Dip

Smooth Guacamole Dip

Print Smooth Guacamole Prep Time 3 mins Total Time 3 mins   This recipe is a smooth guacamole which is perfect as a dip or burger topper  Course: Side Dish Cuisine: Mexican Servings: 4 Author: hintofhelen Ingredients 2 ripe avocados 2 small cherry or plum […]

Masala Chips

Masala Chips

Print Masala Chips / Fries Prep Time 3 mins Cook Time 35 mins Total Time 38 mins   A super easy recipe for masala chip salt  Course: Side Dish Cuisine: Indian Servings: 2 Author: hintofhelen Ingredients 2 portions of oven chips 1 tbsp tomato puree […]

Nando’s Rice

Nando’s Rice

Here’s my recipe for rice-cooker Nando’s style spicy rice. I have always thought t a chore to make rice in the pan for some reason; it always turned out kinda sticky, but despite that, i acquired my rice cooker sort-of by accident. I bought a […]

Jollof Chips / Fries

Jollof Chips / Fries

Print Joloff Chips Prep Time 5 mins Cook Time 40 mins Total Time 45 mins   Recipe for super easy Joloff chips, made using oven chips, tomato puree, chilli and spices.  Course: Side Dish Cuisine: African Servings: 2 Ingredients Oven chips 1 onion 1 chopped […]

Perfectly Risen Yorkshire Puddings

Perfectly Risen Yorkshire Puddings

A traditional English roast dinner is not complete without Yorkshire puddings. I do not limit yorkshire puddings to roast beef alone; instead I make them with any meat I cook. I am from a northern family of Yorkshire pudding LOVERS; the four of us could […]

Salt and Pepper Chips

Salt and Pepper Chips

Salt and pepper chips are one of my favorite things to get at a Chinese takeaway. Here’s a quick and easy way to make the delicious side dish at home, using oven chips and fresh chilli.  I worked in a chinese restauraunt a few years […]

Baked Wholegrain Samosas

Baked Wholegrain Samosas

Vegetable samosas are one of my favorite snacks. I love to make them when guests are coming over, or we’re having a lazy weekend around the house and want something nice to nibble on. Samosas are not always very healthy though; usually made with white dough […]