Jean Paul Demajo serves up tried and tested well loved sides with a little added oomph to them.

Oven Roasted Vegetables

Serves 8

Prep time Prep time 90 mins

Calculate two vegetables perperson. Wash, peel and slice parsnips, carrots and onions together with 10 finely chopped garlic cloves. Place in oven dish. Pour a generous glug of olive oil, dollops of butter and a drizzle of honey over the vegetables. Mix and season to your liking. Place in oven at 180C, mixing throughout with a wooden spoon to make sure they never dry out. Serve hot.

Oven Roasted Potatoes

Serves 8

Prep time Prep time 90 mins

Calculate 3-4 medium sized potatoes per person. Wash, peel and slice them and place in oven dish. Slice red onions and cover the potatoes. Fill quarter of the dish with water and pour olive oil over potatoes until wet. Sprinkle lots of sea salt, ground pepper and fennel seeds. Place in hot oven at 180-200C until top layer is nicely burnt, turning at half time. Serve hot.

Roasted artichokes

Serves 8

Prep time Prep time 30 mins

Calculate one artichoke for two persons. Remove outer layers and cut tips off. Place artichokes in pressure cooker for 10 minutes. Remove and half each one. Remove chokes and lay in oven dish. Drizzle with olive oil. Sprinkle finely chopped garlic, parsley, parmesan and breadcrumbs over the artichokes. Place in oven until a brown crust forms. Serve hot.

Jean Paul Demajo

Jean Paul Demajo

Dentist by day and passionate cook by nature, Jean Paul Demajo is legendary among friends and family as a great host and excellent cook.

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