Tag Archives: Potatoes

Holidays are coming: Alternative Side Dishes

Thanksgiving is next week and Christmas will soon be here, so thought I would share a few alternative side dishes for those who like to plan their menu in advance. Any of these would also make ideal plates to take if you are … Continue reading

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Home-made Oven Chips

Baked not fried. In the UK these would be called Oven Chips. In Australia they are Hot Chips. In the USA they are French Fries – but as these aren’t fried that doesn’t seem like the right name to me … Continue reading

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Curried Zucchini and Sweet Potato Burgers

A healthier burger option. With the BBQ season kicking off in the northern hemisphere, I thought I would dedicate this week to giving you a few healthier options. Don’t get me wrong – I like a big juicy cheeseburger but it is … Continue reading

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Zucchini, Squash and Potato Curry

Simple and delicious. If you are trying to cut down on meat, or are giving it up for Lent, then this tasty vegetable curry is ideal. The potatoes make it filling and you won’t even notice that it doesn’t contain … Continue reading

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‘Italian’ Cottage Pie with Gnocchi

This is a really easy way to make a Cottage Pie. If you are like me and can rarely be bothered to make Cottage Pie because of the time it takes to boil potatoes for the topping then this is … Continue reading

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Crunchy Potato Peel Pie

Don’t waste the potato skin! I very rarely bother to peel potatoes before cooking them but with this traditional recipe from Guernsey I didn’t have any choice. This is an easy, and very cheap, way of making a potato gratin with the … Continue reading

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Chicken and Chips Pot Pie

The classic combination of chicken and chips, but in a pie. This recipe has helped me to discover that chips make a great topping for a tasty pie. You don’t have to use pastry, or go through the hassle of mashing potatoes … Continue reading

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Bacon and Tomato Gnocchi al Forno

Delicious. If you can fry bacon then you can make this – it is super easy and quick to put together, and it cooks in the oven in just 30 minutes. If you’ve read this blog before then you probably know … Continue reading

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One Pan Dinner: Spanish Omelette with Chorizo and Potato

This is great for brunch or dinner. The addition of chorizo and potatoes turn a simple omelette into a full scale meal. I must admit that there is a little bit of preparation (i.e. chopping) required, and this does take … Continue reading

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Chicken and Two-Potato Casserole

This is a great one-pot dinner. Casserole is one of those dishes that really doesn’t photograph well so you’ll have to trust me that this tastes delicious 🙂 I love the creamy sauce and different textures of the vegetables. The … Continue reading

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