Side-Dishes & Salads

Sweet Potato Chips with Wasabi Sour Cream

Sweet Potato Chips with Wasabi Sour Cream

These chips are so simple to make and so delicious as a snack or pre-dinner bite. They would be good with just about any kind of dip; caramelized onion, articoke and cheese, yogurt and curry…I could go on…

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Sun Dried Tomato and Pesto Terrine/Torta/Pate

Sun Dried Tomato and Pesto Terrine/Torta/Pate

This appetizer always garners tons of complements whenever I serve it. I try to make a few small ones (in ramekins) every few months and keep them in the freezer for unexpected guests and dinner parties.

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Recipe: Sushi for Kids

Making sushi at home is way better than you’d think. It makes an excellent Sunday lunch and there are so many foodie lessons you can incorporate into the making and eating of sushi (lessons on flavour, texture, culture…etcetera.)

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Recipe: Grilled Lemon-Garlic Shrimp

Recipe: Grilled Lemon-Garlic Shrimp

This recipe is amazingly simple but also amazingly tasty. I love it as a side dish to lamb or beef because it sets off the heavy meat perfectly. It takes minutes to prepare but tastes like it takes a great deal more effort.

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Recipe: Lemon Chicken Rolls (with citrus dipping sauce)

Recipe: Lemon Chicken Rolls (with citrus dipping sauce)

These rolls were pretty good — but I love any kind of Asian-style rolls… the only ingredient that I couldn’t taste was the potato. The lemon, chicken and cabbage held their own but the potato matchsticks did not… oh well.

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Recipe: Cod-Potato Fritters

Recipe: Cod-Potato Fritters

These crispy little beauties are easy to prepare and really delicious to munch on. So much better than just potato chips, more interesting than deep-fried fish and far superior to onion rings they make great appetizers, finger foods, side dishes… you name it!

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