Side Dishes

(Better than) Nando’s Rice

(Better than) Nando’s Rice

Here’s my recipe for rice-cooker Nando’s style spicy rice. Since buying a rice cooker my life has honestly been SO MUCH EASIER, and i’m not even being dramatic. I have always struggled to make rice in the pan for some reason; it always turned out […]

Jollof Chips / Fries

Jollof Chips / Fries

Print Joloff Chips Prep Time 5 mins Cook Time 40 mins Total Time 45 mins   Servings: 2 Ingredients Oven chips 1 onion 1 chopped green chilli 1 tbsp onion powder 1 tbsp garlic powder 1 tbsp tomato puree 1 tsp oil Instructions Cook the […]

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 […]

Aromatic Pilau Rice

Aromatic Pilau Rice

Pilau rice is the most common rice we come across in indian restaurants. A mildly spiced rice which is the perfect side to our favourite curries. Below I share my favourite recipe for making pilau rice in a rice cooker. Print Aromatic Pilau Rice | Rice […]

Parsi Rice

Parsi Rice

Parsi rice is one of my favorite rice recipes. Here I share how to make it quickly and easily with a rice cooker, without compromising on flavour. Putting an additional 10 minutes of effort into making the perfect rice to match your dish really does […]

Delicious Rice & Peas

Delicious Rice & Peas

Print Rice and Peas | Easy Rice Cooker Recipe Prep Time 10 mins Cook Time 40 mins Total Time 50 mins   This delicious rice and peas recipe is made with a rice cooker; meaning you get perfect rice with minimal effort, every time!  Course: […]

Kitchenaid Mashed Potato

Kitchenaid Mashed Potato

I have Irish blood; which means i love potatoes, and i really really love mashed potatoes. Despite this, i actually really hate mashing mash, so went for around 2 years without making it when I first moved out of my parents home. I used to […]

Sundried Tomato Sauce

Sundried Tomato Sauce

This sauce is de-li-cious! It’s super tasty, with rich, deep flavours, and my #1 easy, healthy sauce for when i want a quick dinner. Not only is this sauce super healthy and quick, but it’s super diverse. You could use this sauce as a pizza […]

Authentic Restaurant Style Naan Bread

Authentic Restaurant Style Naan Bread

This recipe has NEVER failed me. It makes the fluffiest, most ‘restaurant’ style naan i have ever made. These are my dinner party go-to, and i make them most weekends too. For years i struggled to find a naan bread recipe which was just like […]