Endive salad

Recipe: Roasted Chicken, Garlic Mashed Potatoes and Endive Salad

This is Mr Endive.

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Endives and mad Photoshop skills

He’s a bitter leafed vegetable part of the dandelion family. There are quite a few types of endives but my local grocery store usually stocks the Belgian variety.

Endives are full of vitamins and high in fiber. For a lazy Sunday night meal, I made a delicious coleslaw-style endive salad with a little kick of heat.

Belgian Endive Salad
Belgian Endive Salad

Oh and a roast chicken with whipped garlic mash. You know, just on the side.

I love lazy weekend cooking.

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Recipe: Zesty chicken thighs & roasted baby potatoes

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The other day I was stuck for almost an hour in rush hour traffic… on my scooter… in the middle of a thunderstorm.

It was every bit as miserable as that sounds. Needless to say I had a lot of time to contemplate dinner and eventually came up with this: the ultimate hearty-comfort-food warm-up-your-weary-bones meal.

You can substitute the Brussels sprouts for any other green side dish, but I find these flavours really complement each others. Also Brussels sprouts are delicious. Delicious, I tell you!

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