Side Dish

Crispy Prawn Tacos

Crispy Prawn Tacos is a Mexican handheld dish prepared with lightly grilled flour tortillas filled with deep fried crispy prawns, avocadoes, radish, and coriander. I was inspired making this dish after trying it out at Little Creatures in Hobsonville, it was so good, but the price is quite high at...

Kangkung Belacan

Kangkung Belacan is a Malaysian vegetable side dish prepared with water spinach called Kangkung stir fried with spices, aromatics and a shrimp paste called belacan. In Malaysia this dish was quite common, I saw this vegetable dish almost everywhere I dined in. A dish closely similar to the Filipino dish...

Cheesy Nachos

Cheesy Nachos is a simple Mexican inspired dish prepared with nacho chips topped with generous amounts of hot cheese sauce, studded with jalapeno, black olives, tomatoes, and red beans Once in a while we love to make Nachos at home but all of the times they are usually topped with...

Vegetable Pakora

Vegetable Pakora is a type of an Indian snack made with chickpea flour, spices, and a variety of chopped vegetables like onion, green beans, carrots, cauliflower, and cabbages to name some. It is then deep fried till crisp and golden brown. Another leftover day for me as I saw these...

Prawn Cakes

Prawn Cakes is a Thai inspired dish of prawn paste combined with herbs and spices, shaped in small patties then pan fried. A very delicate dish with rich prawn taste that is sure-fire winner on your dining table. Most of the times prawns are really expensive but there is a...

Japanese Egg Tartare Sauce

Japanese Egg Tartar Sauce is a Japanese side dish prepared with chopped eggs, pickles, onions and Japanese mayonnaise, a perfect pair for that deep-fried or baked crispy seafood. Last week we showcased a Japanese coleslaw side dish and today we are showcasing another Japanese side dish, its alter ego the...

Japanese Coleslaw

Japanese Coleslaw is a Japanese side dish of thinly sliced cabbage, carrots and spring onions tossed in a dressing made with rice wine vinegar, soy sauce and sugar. A perfect side dish to any fried or grilled Japanese dish. Ever wondered how that cabbage side dish by the side of...

Cauliflower Puree

Cauliflower Puree is a dish of pureed cauliflower prepared with butter, parmesan cheese and cream, usually served as a side dish and best paired with steaks and fish. I wanted to try this for a long time but we always use up our cauliflower on the different recipes I post...

Raita

Raita is an Indian condiment dish usually served with hot curries and kebabs. Usually prepared with yoghurt, cucumber, coriander and cumin, it’s a perfect side for anything hot and spicy. When you make curries or kebabs do you also serve Raita on the side? If not, you should as this...

Cheesy Broccoli Bites

Cheesy Broccoli Bites is a side dish / finger food of deep-fried breaded mixture of broccoli florets, cheese and eggs. This thing is so cheesy you will forget there is broccoli on this one. Cheesy Broccoli Bites is an excellent finger food or side dish, it’s so addictive and easy...