Category: Side Dish

Tuna steak salad

Tuna steak salad

Sushi grade tuna is not meant to be marinated. Like a great steak, a simple sprinkle of salt and pepper is really all you need to enhance its own fresh flavor. Of course I highly recommend frying in butter. Fresh tuna steak is also not […]

Gammon with bubble & squeak

Gammon with bubble & squeak

Tonight we have a Western dinner. I promised my boy who is not a big fan of Asian food. However he loves the usual sweet & sour, char sui, hoi sin and BBQ sauces. It’s his treat tonight and he picked Gammon steaks. So he […]

White wine creamy cheesy leeks with pan seared beef steak

White wine creamy cheesy leeks with pan seared beef steak

This is a very easy leeks side dish. When I cook this I do not make a sauce for the steak as the leeks will be saucy enough. This makes for a quick satisfying dish and all can be ready in under an hour as […]

Bubble and squeak

Bubble and squeak

Bubble and squeak is a traditional British breakfast made from boiled potatoes and cabbage. In modern times it is a dish made with the shallow-fried leftover vegetables from a roast dinner. The main ingredients are potato and cabbage but carrots, peas, Brussels sprouts, or any other leftover vegetables may be added. The chopped vegetables (and cold chopped meat if […]

Pigs in Blankets or Kilted soldiers in Scotland

Pigs in Blankets or Kilted soldiers in Scotland

In the United Kingdom, “pigs in blankets” refers to small sausages (usually chipolatas) wrapped in bacon though in Scotland they are often called kilted soldiers. They are a traditional accompaniment to roast turkey in a Christmas dinner. Pigs in blankets can be followed with devils on horseback, an appetiser of prunes wrapped […]

Ultimate Crispy Roast Potatoes

Ultimate Crispy Roast Potatoes

How do I cook my roast potatoes? I have been asked this a few times in the past week. So I have decided to do this guide. My family love roast potatoes this way. As this is full of fats and carbohydrates I have designated […]