Mashed Potatoes – So Many Ways

mashed potaties

Buttery mashed potatoes are the ultimate comfort food, and really go with most dishes.  Have you ever thought of flavouring them for a change? Try some of these additions and up-grade them a bit Finely chopped onion – This is amazing raw, but you could also cook them Fresh garlic, gently fried – saute in […]

Green Beans with Garlic

green beans and garlic

This recipe is really quick to make and is a lovely side dish for something like Butter chicken curry, Turkish Chicken or Italian Meatballs. 1 cup green beans – fresh or frozen 1 onion, finely chopped 2 cloves of garlic, thinly sliced 1/4 cup white wine (or use stock) 2 Tbsp Olive oil Chopped fresh […]

Caprese Salad

Oh so simple, and so delicious.  Just add crusty ciabatta for a super lunch. 2 large ripe tomatoes, thinly sliced 8 slices of mozzarella or provolone cheese – round looks impressive, but rectangular works too 2Tbls ready made pesto a little extra olive oil for drizzling Freshly ground black pepper Arrange the tomato slices and […]