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roasted cornmeal cauliflower side view with spoon

Roasted Cornmeal Crusted Cauliflower with Turmeric and Black Pepper makes a simple, healthy and fabulously-textured side dish to go with so many things – including breakfast! It’s our favourite minimal prep, big flavour, ridiculously addictive way to enjoy this extremely nutritious vegetable. I freaking love roasted cauliflower. I love it, but the texture can be …

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grilled corn with parmesan and dill, on concrete background

This is a sponsored post. Buttery Grilled Sweetcorn with Parmigiano Reggiano, fresh dill and capers is your perfect entertaining or al fresco dining side. Whether cooked on a BBQ grill or stovetop griddle, this succulent dish has summer nailed. Perfect for Fourth of July celebrations! When you think of Parmigiano Reggiano, you may think of …

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Spanish Fried Eggplant with Molasses and Rosemary is a delicious, easy appetizer (tapas) to enjoy in the summer sunshine. Fried eggplant with molasses – or honey – is a simple but stunning tapas dish served all across Andalusia, in southern Spain. We have enjoyed it many times, both in Spain and at home. The sweetly-savory …

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skillet on concrete background filled with baba ganoush, sauteed vegetables and pitta bread

Baba Ganoush Vegetable Skillet with Pitta Bread “Fries” and tangy Yogurt-Tahini Sauce turns your favourite Levantine dip into a meal. An actual, bona fide meal. Rejoice! This recipe is defined by its subtle smokiness. Eggplants get the BBQ or gas stove treatment, turning from fat, firm glossy obsidian fruit to a charred and collapsed heap. …

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green tea guacamole with homemade purple tortilla chips on wooden tray

Super-green matcha tea-enhanced guacamole – traditional recipe, but with a superfood twist.  Today’s post is quite literally stuffed with my favourite tips for not only making the best guacamole, but also how to choose matcha tea. Both can be very simple, but I hope my years’ of experience making guacamole (30+ years) and drinking matcha …

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coriander-mint chutney in blue bowl with poppadom piece dipping into it, surrounded by chiiilies, herbs, lime halves. on concrete backdrop

Coriander-mint chutney is an easy-to-make green herb chutney that can be used as a healthy dipping sauce for many of your favourite Indian snacks, as well as being a zingy, fresh sauce for vegetables, cheese dishes, grains and salads. Lovely too as a sandwich spread, mixed with yogurt or pureed beans. We don’t go out …

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Parmesan Creamed Kale for a festive and slightly decadent #sidedish. #kale #parmesan #christmasfood #parmigianoreggiano #easyrecipe

Kale – the reigning king of the crops – turns festive and a little bit decadent with the addition of Parmigiano Reggiano, crème fraîche and nutmeg. But trust me, it’s a super easy and extremely delicious side dish for any time of year. And a great way to convert kale-sceptics. This is a sponsored post.

Roasted Parmigiano Reggiano Sweet Potatoes and Shallots are a super-simple sweet, savoury, crunchy, and soft nutritious side dish that will have your family asking for seconds. These would be great for any dinner - festive or everyday. #sidedish #sweetpotatoes #parmesan #easyrecipe #family #food

Roasted Parmigiano Reggiano Sweet Potatoes and Shallots are a super-simple sweet, savoury, crunchy, and soft nutritious side dish that will have your family asking for seconds. These would be great for any dinner – festive or everyday. ** Most of us in the UK and US think roasted white potatoes when we think roasted potatoes. …

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Swirls of roasted butternut squash mash topped with crunchy sweet-savory rosemary pecans. An easy and incredibly delicious side dish for holidays or any autumn-winter dinner. #butternutsquash #sidedish #thanksgivingday #christmas #easyrecipe #vegetarian

Swirls of roasted butternut squash mash topped with crunchy sweet-savory rosemary pecans. An easy and incredibly delicious side dish for holidays or any autumn-winter dinner. ** With Thanksgiving tantalisingly close I thought I would share a very easy but practically perfect mashed butternut squash side dish for your Thanksgiving Day menu. With the tiniest nod …

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Green herb and coconut #cauliflower with crispy paneer crumbs is a light Indian-inspired #supper dish or zesty #sidedish. #vegetarian #Indianfood #recipe

This is an Indian-inspired cauliflower dish that is light, bright and packed with punchy flavours, courtesy of the lime-spiked mint and coconut chutney sauce. For the all important texture I’ve thrown in both pan-crisped paneer crumbs and nibs of toasted cashews. To make it vegan, leave out the paneer and use more cashews. This is …

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