• Roasted Sesame Brussel Sprouts

    December 1, 2010thecoffeebreak

    Roasting vegetables can bring the best flavour out of them and brussel sprouts no the exception. Roasted brussel sprouts have a vibrant, nutty flavour but still retain a texture. Easy and unbelievably delicious! Prep time : 5 min Cooking time : 20-25 min (Serves 6-8) Ingredients: 1 kg brussel sprouts Olive oil 2-4 tablespoon sesame…

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  • Oven Roasted Curried Cauliflower

    September 16, 2010thecoffeebreak

    Roasted cauliflower has wonderfully nutty flavour and goes really well with curry seasoning.  Serve it as a side dish with rice or meat. Enjoy! Prep time : 15 min Cooking time : 25-30 min (Serves 4) Ingredients: 1 medium size head cauliflower, cut into small florets 1 tablespoon mustard seeds 3 teaspoons curry powder 1…

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  • Onion Bhaji

    September 13, 2010thecoffeebreak

    This tasty Indian bhaji or simply onion fritters are a must as an accompaniment to curry or any other Indian meal. Can be served as a side dish or an appetizer but I love it as a snack – simply delicious!   Prep time : 15 min Total time : 30 min (Serves  4) Ingredients: …

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  • Loubia bil Dersa

    April 30, 2010thecoffeebreak

    Loubia is traditional Algerian dish made of green beans and spicy tomato sauce. Spices that are usually used are cumin, paprika, garlic and chilli powder although some cooks add also coriander, cayenne pepper or cinnamon. Loubia is served as a side dish or can be eaten with just bread. This is another recipe for 7th…

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  • Bean salad with Lime Dressing

    April 25, 2010thecoffeebreak

    Healthy, colourful and delicious salad. Goes wonderfully with a BBQ or a great variation to your lunchbox. (Serves 3-4) Ingredients: 1 can (400 gram) red kidney beans, drained 1 can (400 gram) chickpeas, drained 1 onion, chopped 1 carrot, grated 4 radishes, sliced For the dressing: 4 tablespoons olive oil 4 tablespoons fresh lime juice…

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  • Sunomono

    April 20, 2010thecoffeebreak

    Or simply cucumber and Daikon salad, very popular vinegary Japanese salad. Su in Japanese means vinegar and daikon translated as large root. Daikon is very large, white and has mild taste East Asian radish. Sunomono is very refreshing salad and can be served with many Japanese dishes. Sunomono is usually served as a side dish…

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