Side Dishes

THE LOVELY TRIO OF ACCOMPANIMENTS TO BEEF KOFTAS

Date: 14 Aug 2017 Author: Jacqui Categories: Food, International Cuisine, Salads, Savory Snacks & Nibbles, Side Dishes 0

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And here is this lovely trio which you can serve with the Beef Koftas.  But it does not have to be just Koftas, all three can be served individually, or with other dishes, for example the Yoghurt and Cucumber which will go so well with a lovely hot and spicy curry.  In this case, it…

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CRISPY & HEALTHY SAUTE OF VEGETABLES

Date: 14 Aug 2017 Author: Jacqui Categories: Food, Main Dishes, Side Dishes 0

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This delicious mix of vegetables can be served as a side dish for any dinner or it can also double up as a mains for a meat free dinner! It is also lovely added to some boiled and cooled pasta to make a pasta salad.  It must the the easiest recipe ever, really.  You can…

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YUMMY CRISPY, CHEESY & HERBY POLENTA FRIES

Date: 09 Aug 2017 Author: Jacqui Categories: Food, Savory Snacks & Nibbles, Side Dishes 0

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Looking for a quick and tasty snack?  Try these Crispy, Cheesy and Herby Polenta Fries.  To make them lighter and guilt free, just bake them instead of frying them! Still as great. Instant Polenta Vegetable or Chicken Stock Grated Parmesan Salt & Freshly Ground Pepper Any of your favorite spices or herbs Spray oil, if…

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MIXED RICE SALAD WITH CREAMY TOMATO DRESSING

Date: 07 Aug 2017 Author: Jacqui Categories: Food, Risottos, Salads, Side Dishes 0

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This rice salad will make a great side dish for your next barbecue and will perfectly compliment any meat, chicken or fish.  You can mix half white and half brown rice for a healthier option. 2 cups white rice 4 bacon rashers, chopped 2 onions, chopped 3 cups (375g) frozen corn and peas 1 cup…

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TOMATOES STUFFED WITH CAULIFLOWER COUSCOUS

Date: 05 Aug 2017 Author: Jacqui Categories: Food, Main Dishes, Salads, Side Dishes, Starters & Soups 0

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Don’t feel like cooking because its too hot?  Then here is something you can rustle up quickly which is healthy and still so delicious and looks pretty too ! 4 large Tomatoes 1 Head of Cauliflower 1/4 cup Fresh Basil, roughly chopped 1/4 cup Fresh Mint, roughly chopped 1/4 cup Parsley, roughly chopped 2 Garlic…

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HEALTHY CAULIFLOWER TABBOULEH

Date: 05 Aug 2017 Author: Jacqui Categories: Food, International Cuisine, Main Dishes, Salads, Savory Snacks & Nibbles, Side Dishes 0

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Hey, just because we cannot have Bulgur Wheat, we can still enjoy a lovely refreshing Tabbouleh!  And it is also less calories too!  Try this Tabbouleh version.  Hope you will like it.  It is perfect Summer Fare! 1 Head of Cauliflower 1 Garlic Clove, chopped 4 firm tomatoes 1 Cucumber 3 spring onions, white and…

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CHERRY TOMATO CONFIT

Date: 05 Aug 2017 Author: Jacqui Categories: Food, Salads, Savory Snacks & Nibbles, Side Dishes 0

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                      You will never go back to just plain cherry tomatoes after you try these.  They are great on pastas, bruschetta, cold rice salads or risottos, or a simple accompaniment to fish or chicken dishes.  Very easy to prepare, however they do require around an…

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VEGAN LAYERED VEGETABLE PIE

Date: 03 Aug 2017 Author: Jacqui Categories: Food, Main Dishes, Side Dishes 0

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Sometimes, the simplest of things turn out to be the tastiest.  This would make a lovely side dish but can also be enjoyed as a mains if you are vegetarian or vegan.  Just takes a little preparation in slicing the vegetables but basically thats it … and then just pop it into the oven. 1…

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EDAMAME, CHICKPEA & CRANBERRY RICE SALAD

Date: 03 Aug 2017 Author: Jacqui Categories: Food, Main Dishes, Side Dishes 0

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Simple, fresh, adaptable and light – great for summer.  Can go with any main course and is quick and easy to prepare.  Good for vegetarians too! 1/4 cup olive oil 1 tbsp apple cider vinegar 1 tbsp lemon juice 1 tsp Dijon mustard 2 tbsp honey Salt & Pepper 1/2 tsp garlic pepper Chili Flakes…

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QUINOA & VEGETABLE SALAD

Date: 20 Aug 2015 Author: Jacqui Categories: Food, Main Dishes, Savory Snacks & Nibbles, Side Dishes 0

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A lovely, light and fresh salad which takes so little time to put together.  You can serve this as a side salad or else as a main, and would be perfect chilled to take to the beach or on a picnic. The ingredients below are for four as a side salad. 1 cup gluten free…

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AUBERGINE & RED PEPPER CAPONATA

Date: 12 Jul 2015 Author: Jacqui Categories: Food, International Cuisine, Main Dishes, Side Dishes 1

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Caponata,  a Sicilian Dish must not be confused with the French Ratatouille.  Both use aubergine, but Caponata is flavored with sugar and vinegar whilst in Ratatouille, these ingredients do not feature.  Although Sicilian, in Malta, Caponata is very popular especially in the hot summer months when eaten chilled with fresh crusty Maltese Bread. There are…

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HEALTHY VEGGIE QUINOA SALAD

Date: 12 Jul 2015 Author: Jacqui Categories: Food, Main Dishes, Side Dishes 0

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Such a lovely, light and fresh salad which takes so little time to put together, and above all, very healthy!  You can serve this as a side salad or else as a main, perfectly chilled to take to the beach or on a picnic. The ingredients below are for four as a side salad. 1…

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