Category Archives: Vegetables

Hasselback Potatoes

As my friend Owad said about this, it’s a hassle.  Lol.  Yes it is.  But my daughter loves potatoes and apart from mashed, baked, crisps and roasted ones, she loves hasselback potatoes.  And when she requests for something, I rarely say no.  So here is the recipe of my hasselback potatoes, which is quite a hassle to make, …

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Cream of Pumpkin Soup with Cumin

It has been a week of seemingly endless sad news.  People passing, wars, accidents, crime.  I decided I wanted a rest from them at least for a day. In a way social media had made information (the good ones and the bad) accessible to everyone at anytime of the day.    Best news is that …

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Microwaved Quick Butter and Garlic Potatoes

Here’s an easy recipe for a buttery garlic potatoes.  We love potatoes (specially my daughter) and this is definitely one recipe that is quick to prepare and wonderful as a side dish.  I found the recipe from one of the grocery packets but I had to tweak the recipe because the original one is way …

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Oven Cooked Corn on the Cob

I saw some fresh corn the other day at the supermarket and they were just $1 each.  Thought I’d grab some and have them as a side dish for our roast beef.  I would have loved to roast it on the barbecue but I always leave the operation (and the cleaning) of the outdoor grill to my …

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Green Beans with Sesame Seeds

If you are thinking of what siding to prepare for your meat, try this simple recipe.  It’s easy to prepare and my daughter can’t get enough of it, which is good because they’re vegetables! Ingredients: about 300 grams of green beans, trimmed and cut in half (you can use and/or mix it with snow peas …

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