Sides, Salads, Bread and Other Stuff

>>Sides, Salads, Bread and Other Stuff

A bit of a catch all category well worth taking a mosey through, I love the recipes in here and many are go to recipes I have cooked for years and really add something magical to a meal.

Smoked Pork Loin Salad


  This wonderfully filling salad utilises a much-underused meat, smoked pork loin, wonderfully tender, smokey, perfect alongside the honey and mustard dressing. You Need Smoked Pork Tenderloin In Your Life! Smoked pork loin is an ingredient I don’t see very often when floating around the internet. But it is one that I see all the time here in stores. I have been using this smoked pork tenderloin as the meat element in salads for a few years. I love it, it has a smoky tinge as you would expect and the most wonderful texture. For [...]

Smoked Pork Loin Salad2018-06-28T07:05:05+00:00

Kinda Caprese Salad


Here I go again playing around with classical dishes which I am sure will horrify some. Of course a classic Caprese salad is a wonderful thing the cream milky mozzarella cheese with sweet ripe tomatoes and almost metallic basil is a match made in heaven, all I have done is added a little spinach, balsamic and popcorn… “Whoooahhhh, hold on” I hear you shout you added popcorn?

Kinda Caprese Salad2018-06-23T10:59:44+00:00

Panzanella Salad Picnic Perfection


As a Brit I am almost obligated to point out that a Panzanella Salad is the second best way to use up older 'stale' bread, naturally the best way is of course bread and butter pudding... But you are pretty hard pushed to enjoy a bread and butter pudding on a summers day on a picnic, a panzanella salad on the other hand is a completely different matter, it is perfect for a picnic.

Panzanella Salad Picnic Perfection2018-06-13T17:57:20+00:00

Orange and Harissa Salmon with Fennel


I have no idea if this harissa salmon dish is a salad or not, but given that I am not much one for labels who cares, one thing it most certainly is though, is a delightfully light yet filling summer dish rocking the spicy aromatic flavours of harissa and rosewater mixed with orange and fennel.

Orange and Harissa Salmon with Fennel2018-06-28T07:13:10+00:00

Towering Foolproof Yorkshire Pudding


I cannot believe you can buy frozen Yorkshire pudding, they join the likes of frozen baked potatoes and roasted potatoes foods most ridiculous products, I am not averse to taking the odd short cut but buying frozen Yorkshire pudding to save the 90 seconds it takes to mix together 4 ingredients is mental.

Towering Foolproof Yorkshire Pudding2018-07-11T11:27:58+00:00
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