Pickled Turnips are a popular side dish or recipe ingredient in many countries and regions where the winter cold can be really felt. It can also be a refreshing side dish when served chilled in the heat of the summer.
The Pissaladière is a savoury tart made with onions, olives, grated cheese and anchovy fillets. (It looks like… pizza, but French style.)
Fresh Herb Kuku – Persian rice recipe. In Iran, this is an essential dish for the New Year’s feast. For the rest of us it’s a fantastic, fresh, and nutritious recipe. It has various preparation stages but don’t let that intimidate you from enjoying a truthfully fragrant dish. Enjoy!
Croutons – Hungarian Style. A side dish for the Hungarian Caraway Soup and the Creamed Hungarian Caraway Soup. However, crouton is crouton, no? Feel free to use it as you see fit.
It does take a few extra things to do other than simply boiling rice, but, well, the result is… impressive. Can be had as a main dish, or as a side dish – your choice. Enjoy!
Potato Salad with Olive Oil, Capers, Parsley and Pickles . Another hearty and healthy classic potato salad recipe from the European South. Omitting wine makes it Halal and also Lenten. Can be had as a main dish, or as a side dish – your choice. Enjoy!
Green Cheese Pie without Filo. This is a good one: instead of using the flour to make filo sheets … you mix it in with the rest of your ingredients and stick the pan in the oven. (How difficult can that be? 🙂 Enjoy!
Lebanese Crispy Pita Bread with Sumak . Resembling the Italian Pizza Contadina (the farmer’s pizza) the Lebanese use this Pita Bread with sumak as a side dish to scoop up juice or dips, or even as a snack for “that” time of day. It is easy to make and easier to savour. Enjoy!
Korean Garlic Chive Salad. It can be savoured as a salad or a side dish, preferably with grilled beef, dumpling soups or Bibimbap (mixed rice) during the summer. It tastes of garlic and onion and it is served at room temperature. Enjoy!
How to Make Indian Naan Bread without Yeast. There are many recipes out there for making Naan bread. We believe that this is an interesting one. Omitting sugar is probably a good thing. Enjoy!
Olive Tapenade. A classic olive spread for dipping and nibbling. Can’t go wrong with this one. 🙂
The Egyptian Fava Bean Stew or Fuul as a staple food is probably as old as Egypt. There are many variations (of course). We present an ultra-classic Fuul recipe as a basis – and then you’re free to change the flavour and/or add the topings of your choice.
How to Prepare Rice for Cooking. There are many ways to cook rice – as you can imagine. This is the way they prepare rice for cooking in Iran (Persia).
Potato Salad with Pickles, Eggs and
Mustard – simple, fast, hearty and healthy – this potato salad twist can possibly become a household staple.
The potato salad is common in Israel, Greece and their respective diaspora. This is simple, fast, hearty and healthy recipe served either as salad or a side dish. Enjoy! !
Chopped Eggs with Onion – a simple, hearty and uncomplicated side dish, or starter. Nothing fancy but very healthy. 🙂 )
Garlic Croutons as a side dish? Not a bad idea, eh? 🙂
There are many variations of this French Potato Hot Pot recipe. (After all it’s just another way to cook potatoes, no? 🙂 )
One of many potato recipes, this one goes very well with stews.
Feta Cheese with Olive Oil and Oregano. A snack, starter or side dish accompanying most Greek meals.