How To Make Roasted Rice Powder

How To Make Roasted Rice Powder Master Kitchen Basics & Explore New Cuisines & Ingredients with My Online Cooking Classes Roasted rice powder (also called ground roasted rice) is a favourite seasoning in many Southeast Asian cuisines, adding a unique nuttiness and crunchy texture. Commercial versions available in Asian grocers are usually so finely ground […]

Chicken Biryani

Chicken Biryani Like this recipe? You’ll love my online Indian cooking class inspired by Ajoy Joshi! Biryani is a festive Indian one-pot rice dish. Unlike a simple pilau, the rice is partially cooked then layered with the seasoned meat to finish cooking. Well caramelised onions are key to a successful biryani – cook them long […]

Dolsot Bibimbap Recipe

Dolsot Bibimbap Like this recipe? You’ll love my online Asian Home Cooking cooking class! I discovered bibimbap in a traditional eatery in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia – as well as a surprisingly good version on Korean Airlines on the way home – and I’ve been hooked ever since! Bap is the Korean word for ‘rice’ and bibim […]

Porcini Risotto with Salmon

Porcini Risotto with Salmon Like this recipe? You’ll love my online Italian cooking class featuring the food of Emilia-Romagna! While salmon isn’t indigenous to Italian waters – preferring the colder oceans further north – it is very popular in Italy. It’s delicious served with this earthy porcini risotto and the pink flesh contrasts beautifully too. […]

Rice with Fried Garlic & Shallot

Rice with Fried Garlic & Shallot This simple side dish of rice with fried garlic & shallot is a vegetarian take on the rice served with classic Hainanese chicken rice. The fried shallot and garlic add plenty of flavour without using stock; just remember to salt it well. It’s delicious with trout that’s steeped in […]

Sticky Rice with Mango

Sticky Rice with Mango I find any dish with sticky rice addictively comforting, especially a dessert. So I adore khao neow mamuang, sticky rice with mango, which is one of Thailand’s most popular desserts. Glutinous (or sticky) rice is the staple grain of north-eastern Thailand and, despite the name, doesn’t contain any gluten, making it […]

Portuguese Rice Pudding

Portuguese Rice Pudding Rice pudding is one of the most typical Portuguese desserts. It always makes an appearance at celebrations, from birthdays to weddings, and is usually decorated with a relevant motif sprinkled on top in cinnamon; initials or numbers are popular for birthdays, while hearts, flowers and simple lattices are also common – so […]

Chestnut Rice (Kuri Gohan)

Chestnut Rice Chestnuts are a favourite autumn food in Japan in both savoury and sweet dishes. At their simplest, yakiguri (roasted chestnuts) are sold to passers-by from mobile street stands just as they are in Europe. For something slightly more filling they’re combined with rice in this simple and delicious classic dish of kuri gohan. […]

Lemon & Ginger Rice

Lemon & Ginger Rice This deliciously fresh lemon and ginger pilau is a great accompaniment to any Indian dish, especially seafood or poultry. You can make lemon and ginger rice very easily in a rice cooker but might need to make a little extra as most rice cookers won’t cook less than 300g (2 rice […]

Indian Rice Pudding (Kheer)

Indian Rice Pudding (Kheer) Called payasam or kheer, this rice pudding is one of the most typical southern Indian desserts and has as many variations as there are cooks. At its simplest, it’s rice simmered in milk with a pinch of sugar and spice, though it’s often flavoured with fruits, like mango or jackfruit, or […]

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