Category Archives: Vegetable dish

Halloween Sweet Potato Crisps

I made these crisps for our local Halloween party last week end. The recipe idea came from the free Woolworths magazine. I only had a knife, no cutters, so I found it very labour and time intense but it was … Continue reading

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Grated Zucchini

A colourful tasty dish to accompany a main dish or spread on toast as a snack or Hors-d’oeuvre. Ingredients 2 zucchini 1 tsp chilli flakes or 1 deseeded sliced chilli zest of half a lemon Method Preheat the oven to … Continue reading

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Runner Bean Salad

This recipe was given to me by Ashutosh the Chef at The Radisson Hotel, Varanasi, India. It looks attractive and tastes good. Ingredients 250 gm runner beans 1 punnet cherry tomatoes 50 g almond slivers Method Top and tail the … Continue reading

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Onion Flowers

Thank you Judy for this simple but very pretty recipe. It makes a lovely starter or an accompanying dish to a main meal. Ingredients 4 medium red onions 3 Tbsp Olive oil 2 Tbsp Balsamic vinegar 4 Tsp capers shredded … Continue reading

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Roasted Vegetables, Nuts and Berries

Thank you Tony for this colourful vegetable dish. Ideal on the Christmas table. Ingredients Roasted Brussels Sprouts 500 gm Brussels sprouts, ends trimmed and outer leaves removed 3 Tblsp olive oil salt to taste Roasted Butternut Squash 1 kg butternut … Continue reading

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Broccoli with Soy, Sesame Seeds and Ginger Sauce

This dish has a very strong taste and makes a good main meal served with rice and a side dish of cooked mushrooms, or just as a side dish to the main meal. The green, white and brown colouring looks … Continue reading

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Russian Salad

Thank you Carolyn for this recipe. Carolyn wrote that her Mother copied it from a Rhodesian TV cooking show. We all lived in Luanshya (Northern Rhodesia,) Zambia, in the 1950-70 ties. “It is different and I make it quite often … Continue reading

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