Recipes Sides


serving of jasmine rice in a bowl

Jasmine Rice

Jasmine rice is a lovely, subtly perfumed rice used across South East Asia. It’s strongly associated with Thai food, and used for serving with everything from Thai marinated chicken to Chilli Basil Stir Fry, Satay Skewers and the many Thai curries out there.

pigs in blankets glazed in maple syrup in a serving bowl

Pigs In Blankets with a Maple Glaze

Easy peasy pigs in blankets with a gorgeous maple syrup glaze. A Christmas favourite, these are supersized and guaranteed to go down a treat.

forestiere sauce in a sauce boat

Forestière Sauce

Forestière sauce or wild mushroom sauce is a French classic that goes with almost anything.

confit garlic in a ramekin filled with rapeseed oil

Confit Garlic

Confit garlic is one of those ingredients that you didn’t know you needed in your kitchen until you tried it.

gravy in a stainless steel gravy boat

Grandad’s Gravy

Every roast dinner deserves a really good gravy, it’s just too dry or plain without one!

spicy cauliflower fritters

Spicy Cauliflower Fritters

Cauliflower is very much back in fashion as a favourite low-carb food. These spicy cauliflower fritters with ginger and chilli will give the taste buds a workout.

tray of roasted cherry tomatoes

Slow Roasted Tomato Confit

These slow-roasted tomatoes are cooked with garlic and oil and then stored in jars to use in tons of different ways.

clotted cream in a bowl

English Clotted Cream

Clotted cream is a speciality from the counties of Devon and Cornwall in Southwest England. As it’s name suggests it is thick, rich and the ideal accompaniment to scones.

devilled kidneys on toast

Devilled Kidneys

Devilled kidneys are a classic British breakfast dish reaching their height of popularity during the Victorian era.


Cooks have been dreaming up ways to use up leftover potatoes and vegetables in different parts of Britain since the humble spud was first mashed.
South of the border we English fry up ours to make bubble and squeak. Across the Irish sea, they make colcannon and in Scotland, they have the curiously named rumbledethumps.