On The Side

Vegetables, salads, a compliment to the main event.

Quick Apricot Compote

Quick Apricot Compote

Quick Apricot Compote – Save the sunshine. Compote is basically fruit cooked in it’s own syrup. It’s a really good way of using up or preserving lots of fruit when it’s in season. And, if you’ve got some fruit that’s not ripe, this’ll give it […]

Simple Tomato Salad

Simple Tomato Salad

Simple Tomato Salad : Versatile and delicious This is my third summer, or at least part of summer, in Italy. Every year I tell myself, I’m going to research lots of local recipes and cook them in my cute kitchen, imagining myself the spitting image […]