Papaya Mint Lime Salad (Vegan + GF)

Papaya Mint Lime Salad (Vegan + GF)

This Papaya Mint Lime Salad is all kinds of side dish goals. I mentioned the other day that I’d served this peanut curry with a delicious papaya salad, and so here’s the recipe as promised!  Fruity salads are just the best – I love having little bursts of candy-like sweetness to offset the heat of aRead more

Vegan Japanese Potato Salad (GF)

Vegan Japanese Potato Salad (GF)

This Vegan Japanese Potato Salad makes the perfect side dish – it’s easy to make, irresistibly creamy, and much healthier than the traditional version! Japanese Potato Salad is fairly similar to Western types of potato salad, but it’s made with fluffy, partially mashed potatoes mixed with cooked carrots and fresh, thinly sliced cucumber. Chopped, hard-boiled eggsRead more

Mango Daikon Radish Mint Salad

Mango Daikon Radish Mint Salad

This Mango Daikon Radish Mint Salad is fresh, fruity, minty, and deceptively easy to make! I absolutely love fruity salads, especially ones made with mango, which I love pairing with herbs, like this Thai-inspired one with basil, or this Mexican salsa with coriander. I’ve used mint in this one because its freshness really helps enhance the sweetnessRead more

Wagamama Wok-Fried Greens (Vegan + GF)

Wagamama Wok-Fried Greens (Vegan + GF)

These Wagamama Wok-Fried Greens make the perfect quick and easy side dish that’s full of flavour but also happens to be really healthy too!  The most popular recipe (i.e. most searched for recipe) on my blog so far is this Wagamama Salad Dressing. Clearly people think like me when they go to a restaurant andRead more

Vegan Chickpea Mayonnaise Salad (GF)

Vegan Chickpea Mayonnaise Salad (GF)

This Vegan Chickpea Mayonnaise Salad is easy to make, light but satisfying, and beautifully colourful! The star ingredient is a delicious chickpea paste, which I’ve previously used to make onigiri. It’s made of smashed chickpeas, tahini, mustard and apple cider vinegar. The slightly acidic taste and the interesting texture (creamy from the tahini, meaty from theRead more

Crispy Taro Fritters (Vegan + GF)

Crispy Taro Fritters (Vegan + GF)

These Crispy Taro Fritters are the perfect crowd-pleasing side dish! And what’s more, they’re healthy yet satisfying, and super easy to make! Taro is a root vegetable often used in Asian cuisine. When cooked, it has a soft, starchy texture similar to potato but is a little more slippery – so kind of like a crossRead more

Vegan Potato Dauphinoise Gratin (GF)

Vegan Potato Dauphinoise Gratin (GF)

This Vegan Potato Dauphinoise Gratin is the perfect rich and indulgent yet surprisingly healthy side dish!  This gratin is so delicious, and really gives you the best of both potato-side-dish worlds. It’s crispy on the top, perfectly soft and tender on the inside and full of creamy, flavour-packed sauce.  It’s easy to make too – justRead more

Clementine French Bean Chicory Hazelnut Salad (Vegan + GF)

Clementine French Bean Chicory Hazelnut Salad (Vegan + GF)

This Clementine French Bean Chicory Hazelnut Salad was inspired by the autumnal salads I posted last month (like this Apple Fig and Walnut salad and this Persimmon Avocado and Rocket salad). This one here is a slightly more festive salad that’s perfect for winter, and especially Christmas! I initially tried to make this salad with persimmons, but I wasn’tRead more

Apple Fig Walnut Rocket Salad (Vegan + GF)

Apple Fig Walnut Rocket Salad (Vegan + GF)

I absolutely love the combination of flavours and textures in this Apple Fig Walnut Rocket Salad! I’d been wanting to make a salad for autumn/winter for a while, but had a hard time finding flavour combinations that would work without a cheese (namely goats cheese or blue cheese) to tie them together. I love savouryRead more

Miso French Beans Brussels Sprouts and Walnuts (Vegan + GF)

Miso French Beans Brussels Sprouts and Walnuts (Vegan + GF)

This dish of Miso French Beans Brussels Sprouts and Walnuts is just the recipe you need right now to make those seasonal greens much more exciting. This dish transforms even the most unpopular of vegetables (i.e. Brussels sprouts) into something delicious that everyone will actively want to eat! It all starts off with some shredded BrusselsRead more

Pumpkin Cranberry Quinoa Salad (Vegan + GF)

Pumpkin Cranberry Quinoa Salad (Vegan + GF)

This Pumpkin Cranberry Quinoa Salad is yet another pumpkin recipe that I’ve been saving until now! I’ve recently posted a savoury recipe (Pumpkin Soup) and a sweet recipe (Pumpkin Seed Cranberry Chocolate Bark), but this one is probably my favourite of them all! This Pumpkin Cranberry Quinoa Salad is basically an autumnal twist on myRead more

Broccoli and Edamame with Sesame Dressing

Broccoli and Edamame with Sesame Dressing

This Broccoli and Edamame with Sesame Dressing is a quick, easy and delicious side dish that will compliment almost any meal.  First, let’s talk about the Sesame Dressing. It’s inspired by this sesame dressing that I always buy when I’m in Japan. The dressing is creamy, salty-sweet and insanely moreish. I use it for absolutely anything greenRead more