Category Archives For: fun side dishes

vegetables

Baby spinach and quinoa salad with spicy pumpkin seeds

Today’s recipe is a rich, healthy and delicious quinoa salad with spicy pumpkin seeds and fresh baby spinach. The spiciness of pumpkin seeds cooked in the oven along with carrots covered with sweet paprika is balanced with the sweetness of honey and the acidity of lemon juice. Fresh and flavorful, nutrient-packed and super delicious quinoa […]

vegetables

Mixed vegetables and pineapple salad

This mixed vegetables and pineapple salad is inspired by a typical Mexican recipe that is pico de gallo where a mixture of fresh and tasty vegetables including red onion, tomatoes and peppers (traditionally green peppers are used) create a flavourful mix that goes perfectly with fish and meat. The addition of fresh pineapple and lime […]

legumes

Chickpea miso hummus

I am a great fan of Japanese miso and chickpea hummus. Combining these two flavors together I discovered one of my favorite hummus variations. Creamy, fragrant, with a slight nutty aftertaste thanks to the union between tahini, miso and olive oil. This version of hummus is without garlic but with lemon juice to give that […]

vegetables

Quinoa and miso salad

This quinoa and miso salad is full of surprising flavors thanks to quinoa cooked with turmeric and paprika, the freshness of tomatoes and parsley, the sweetness of baked carrots and the vinaigrette made with lightly toasted sesame seeds, lemon juice and the salty and particular taste of miso. An explosion of bold flavours. Instructions: Quinoa […]

vegetables

Baked red onions with Gaeta olives

These oven baked red onions are a very tasty and fragrant side dish. Slightly sour thanks to the addition of apple vinegar but at the same time soft and inviting. Enriched with a mixture of crispy bread, sage, rosemary and Gaeta olives. Recipe inspired by Donna Hay Magazine. Instructions: Baked red onions with Gaeta olives […]

vegetables

Honey glazed carrots with thyme and mustard

Delicious oven baked, honey glazed carrots that get their sweetness and amazing flavor from honey mixed with mustard, garlic and fresh thyme. These glazed carrots are a super easy and healthy side dish. Instructions: Honey glazed carrots with thyme and mustard Mix oil with honey then add mustard, finely chopped garlic clove, fresh thyme and […]

vegetables

Placki ziemniaczane – Polish crispy hash browns

How to prepare some perfect golden and crispy Polish potato hash browns? The secret is to let rest the grated potatoes so that they release the extra juices. The recipe comes from my Polish family. In fact, in traditional Polish cuisine they are called placki ziemniaczane 😀 Instructions: Placki ziemniaczane – Polish crispy hash browns […]

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