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This Oven Baked Honey Soy Sesame Cauliflower is an umami rich dish, full of sticky, sweet flavours that will delight vegetarians and meat eaters alike. It is quick to prepare and then happily bakes in the oven.
This Black Rice, Goats Cheese and Maple Roasted Pumpkin Fall Salad has it all!!! Nutty sweet black rice, sweet smoky pumpkin, fresh tangy goats cheese, sweet cranberries and crunchy pistachios. Delicious as a main or a side, this is the perfect dish for fall.
Nutty brown rice, sweet crunch vegetables and flavour packed herbs. This brown rice salad is not your average salad. It is nutritious and delicious.
Imagine if a sautéed potato and garlic bread had a baby, and then decided to cover that baby in melted cheese. These Cheesy Garlic Butter Potatoes would be the result! Soft fluffy potatoes with a light crunch, buttery and rich with garlic butter and then coated generously in melted oozy cheese.
Mantou – Steamed Buns. These steamed soft and fluffy buns are perfect with noodle soups or any Chinese dish.
This Greek couscous salad is ready in 10 minutes!!!! And it looks and tastes amazing. Packed with the flavours of a traditional greek salad, this greek couscous could be a side dish or served on it’s own for lunch. Better yet make it for dinner and pack up the leftovers in a lunchbox!!!!
Crisp, sweet sugar snap peas, sautéed to a tender crisp perfection and then sprinkled with chilli flakes and sea salt. A healthy 5 minute side dish!
This Tomato Risoni Salad (Tomato Orzo Salad) is a super simple salad that is packed with flavour and works as a side or a main meal. You can add extra veg, meat, cheese what ever you fancy to this salad. It is delicious and perfect for summer or winter!
This roasted fennel dish is sweet and mellow and the perfect side for any occasion. It is simple to make and takes no effort as it roasts happily in the oven.
Soft, tender potato roses. Potatoes dressed with oodles of butter and arranged to be oh so so pretty. Seriously these look like a flower, even when they collapse they are super beautiful. Aren’t they prittttttty!!!! But you know me, food has to taste good to make it onto Sprinkles and these babies are divine. Soft, […]
Soft, delicious and perfect. There really is no other way to describe these dinner rolls. I have shared these with quite a few friends over the years and each and every one has always asked for the recipe! They really are that good, even none bakers want to make them! Honestly, there are (in the […]
These scorched spring onion noodles are a super simple dish that is so quick to make and so packed with flavour that you will want to eat it every day!!! Don’t let the short list of ingredients fool you. This one is a weekly staple! I usually eat this on it’s own for lunch, or for dinner with […]
A super simple tomato salad with a punch of flavour. Perfect as a side dish with some Brazilian Barbecue. Or in fact any barbecue! I know, this is just a plate of tomatoes!!! But I promise the dressing although simple is really delicious. And it is the perfect cooling refreshing salad to accompany my Brazilian […]
Brazilian White Rice is the perfect side dish, it is generously seasoned with onions and garlic. Turning a bowl of plain rice into something so so much more. Super quick one for me today as I am posting two recipes and I need to be out of the house in an hour!!!!!! As promised in my […]
Roasted radishes are a wonderfully different roasted vegetable. They are perfect with fish or as a side dish with roast chicken. Especially in Autumn when radishes are starting to get more mature and more peppery. This is a great way to use up the last of a crop. So different, so delicious and so simple!!! And look […]
This roasted swede dish is a wonderful addition to your dinner table. Sweet and fragrant with an earthy note, this side dish will have guest begging for the recipe. Just be sure to cook this for long enough to get the good caramelly bits 🙂 Swede is such an underused vegetable. I think that could […]
This Red Lentil Dhal is a wonderfully nutritious and comforting bowl of goodness. It works well with rice and naan bread and is a great cheap family meal. And you can spice it up and change it up to suit you and your family! Red lentils are a fabulous way to bulk out a meal! They are […]
Roasted root veg. Sweet, soft, slightly caramelised and packed full of warming, rich delicious flavours. This is the perfect side or base for a great vegetarian main course. And it is simple to make with whatever you have in your fridge!
These roasted brussels sprouts are a revelation!!! Deliciously charred, with a fabulously sweet, sour, spicy and salty dressing. I can guarantee that these will be demolished!!!
Delicious earthy mushrooms heavy with garlic and thyme. Roasted to golden perfection. This is a wonderful side dish. Perfect for serving with a steak or roast chicken. Or for just stirring through pasta.
Crispy apple, the mild spice of red onion, sweet and sour pomegranate, the crunch of capsicum, flavourful and grassy coriander and the freshness of lime. This Apple and Pomegranate Salsa is delicious! I first had apple salsa from a food van at a market in the grounds of Nottingham castle. I had some friends who […]