Category Archives: Side dish

Cauliflower pakoras with minted yoghurt

I’ve been wanting to make these since I made onion pakoras. I loved the onion ones, but thought cauliflower would work beautifully too. They certainly didn’t disappoint. I upped the spices in this recipe which meant the pakoras were delicious, … Continue reading

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Angelico’s artichokes

Spring is here. The artichokes are at the market and they are still young and tight, absent the hairy choke they develop later in the season. I was also overjoyed this morning to see piles of fresh, sweet peas in … Continue reading

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Parsley and walnut pesto

I made this to top some lamb and freekeh soup. It was so delicious I figured it was worth considering on its own. I love the soft herbs that come back with spring and had a good supply in my … Continue reading

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I made this biryani to serve with slow-cooker Rogan Josh. I would normally serve Rogan Josh alongside other curries but couldn’t muster the energy, so I fancied up some rice with deeper flavours than are in the Rogan Josh. I … Continue reading

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Pumpkin curry

A friend of ours gave me a beautiful pumpkin a while back. It was beautiful and I was very glad to have it. I cracked it open tonight to make a pumpkin curry that would go well with Rogan Josh. … Continue reading

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Onion pakora

I made a little Indian dinner tonight. I thought it would be fun to make some onion pakora to serve as a starter. They were super duper simple, hugely tasty and perfectly crisp. Makes about 12 1/2 teaspoon chilli powder … Continue reading

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Warm potato salad with lemon and olive oil

I first made this salad when I was recovering from an internal infection. It’s a lovely light dish with the energy and simplicity of potatoes. I made it this evening as the perfect accompaniment to my chargrilled mackeral with green … Continue reading

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Zucchini and sweet corn fritters

My darling dad bought me a big bag of home grown zucchinis. With all the lovely fresh sweet corn around, I absolutely knew I’d be pairing the two. These beautiful fritters are delicious as is. You can serve them with … Continue reading

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