Category Archives: Side Dishes

Garlic bread – The Quick Way

Home from the pub, or simply in for the night in front of the television, and sometimes something is needed to add to the moment. For that, here is a quick and very simple garlic bread.

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Serves 4

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Stuffed Courgette Flowers

So, I remember first eating these in Hugo’s restaurant in Houston. Take the flowers of a courgette stuff with cream and herbs then deep fry in batter – who thought that one up?  I’m glad that they did, and it … Continue reading

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Goat Cheese and Spinach Frittata

Frittata,  an omelette is what we would generally call it, but with added ingredients and then pushed under the grill to brown and plump up. They come in various shapes and sizes, and this is based on some we have seen. … Continue reading

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Scandinavian New Potato Salad – Färskpotatissalad

Sometimes you need that potato salad thing going, but don’t want to go through the effort of celery, bacon and all the other stuff. So here is a quick Scandinavian potato salad. It has a freshness about it, and works (as … Continue reading

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Hummus with Flat Bread

Ok this really is as easy to make as it sounds. Hummus made from scratch with your own flatbread. You can make it as a quick canape or in more substantial amounts to replace a starter. Homemade hummus and browned puffed flatbread beats … Continue reading

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Cheese Puffs

Ok, the making of Choux pastry sounds like an effort but really it isn’t. Once you have it worked out, then you can use it for making profiteroles, cream puffs and even eclairs (if squidgy chocolate and cream cakes do it for you). … Continue reading

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