Category: Side dishes

Baked rutabaga

Baked rutabaga

I first tried rutabaga only two or three years ago. I experimented with it, cooked or raw, and like it. When growing up, I had no idea that this delicious vegetable was edible for humans, I only heard of it…

Stir-fried okra with bell pepper

Stir-fried okra with bell pepper

I tried okra for the first time only two or three years ago and since then I cook okra dishes quite often because I really like it. In combination with red bell pepper, this dish is rich in vitamin C,…

Napa cabbage with onion and Thai pepper

Napa cabbage with onion and Thai pepper

I ate a similar dish in a Chinese hotel in Dili. It contained also deep-fried tofu and another green leafy vegetable, probably water spinach (kangkong). I loved it and re-created it, although not exactly the same way. Water spinach is…

Beets with horseradish

Beets with horseradish

Beets are an excellent source of betaine and nearly all minerals in pretty high amounts. They are a vitamin K and vitamin A bomb, contain some vitamin C, riboflavin and other vitamins. Horseradish is good for digestion, has antibacterial properties…