Sides & Snacks

September 30, 2017

Just like mum made them, the recipe just can’t be changed as I love eating these as a side with a good slice of bread.  There are only a few ingredients for this dish, and it doesn’t take too long to make either.


  • 250g x frozen broad beans,

  • 77g x pac...

September 16, 2017

Such a simple side dish, and such a tasty one too.  These were always on the menu as a side at mums house alongside her grilled aubgerine and peppers.  Hers were made simply with garlic and lemon, where as I had given it a little modernisation with some kicking flavour...

July 1, 2017

Having grown up in the heart of Haringey, we often dined in some of the top Turkish restaurants.  I love my mixed platter of grilled meats, but what I look forward to the most is the salads, and this one I can’t get enough of. This goes so well with lamb and chicken as...

May 31, 2017

This is a nice summer recipe, and goes especially well as a side for a BBQ with its refreshing mint and orange flavours.  It makes a great ‘lunchbox’ salad and fills you up nicely.


  • 1 x large orange

  • 2 x 400g can of chickpeas

  • 1 x clove of garlic


May 29, 2017

A simple, yet tasty side dish when your in a hurry which goes well with any types of meat or veggie mains. We make this often as there are always frozen peas to hand, and I don’t need to think to hard about making them.


  • 360g frozen peas

  • 1 x red onio...

May 9, 2017

This is a frequent guest on my table, be at as a starter with other grilled vegetables or as a side dish. I love the sweet smoked flavour from the grill topped with the garlic and herbs. Goes with near everything, and is lush on a slice of toasted sourdough when you al...

May 3, 2017

If there is one thing that I like, it’s that burst of colour on a dish you serve.  Instead of a green salad, I serve this coleslaw as a side  when I make chicken wings, burgers, on it’s own for lunch or at BBQ’s. It packs a crunch and it certainly wakes your taste buds...

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