For 3.5 billion people or more, rice is a staple food. It’s one of the main parts of their diet, providing energy and nutrients, while being incorporated in countless dishes. Some estimates even suggest that rice is the single most popular food in the world. But, here’s the question, is rice good for you? If […]
Rice is a simple ingredient, which should make it easy to talk about. Yet, when it comes to nutrition, things get surprisingly complicated. Despite how popular rice is throughout the world, we’re often told that it lacks nutrients and isn’t that beneficial. Brown rice seems to be a better choice than white rice, with extra […]
Rice is the seed of a grass species that as a cereal grain is consumed as a staple food by over half of the world’s population. White rice tends to have a milder flavor and softer and delicate texture compared to brown rice that has a somewhat nutty flavor and medium to a firm, chewy […]
Serve your rice extremely flavorful with this easy-to-make Indonesian classic. This could possibly be a family-favorite! Literally translating to “fried rice”, Nasi Goreng is simply Indonesia’s “twist” to a classic Asian stir-fried rice dish. In fact, its local popularity has earned it the title of the country’s national dish. Compared to other Asian varieties of […]
This Trinidad specialty may have just become my favorite all-in-one-pot rice pilaf. Again, like with some of the other recipes you’ll find here, you may see a few changes which may set this Pelau different from more traditional preparations. Let me justify myself for doing so by stating that I really prefer understanding a certain […]
A perfectly comforting soup for a cold night. You’ll definitely love the unique umami-rich flavor of the broth and the springy texture of the rice cakes.
A perfectly warming treat on a cold day. The whole family, especially the kids, will love this! Perhaps with very close origins to the Mexican Champurrado, which is a thick chocolate drink prepared with some type of corn flour, this chocolate-enriched rice porridge has been a very common Filipino breakfast and snack favorite. With nothing […]
A quick seafood rice pilaf that’s sure to impress. Perfect on its own or as a side to practically any main course.
Perfect for a tapas party with friends. Impress everyone with this gorgeous squid dish that just tastes as good as it looks. Cooking squid right – it’s either going for a flash fry or a slow tender braise. Anything in between would yield mediocre results. The problem is, going for a long and slow braise […]
Impress all your friends, vegan or not, with this flavorful tomato sushi. You may even like it more than the real thing. Came across this tomato sushi while doing some online reading lately. Wow! The chef who came up with this idea is just genius! I wanted to try this out and initially thought that […]