Category Archives: Rice

Chicken Vindaloo

After all the attempts I’ve made, nothing beats the simple fact that Mr. Patak can do it better. This, my as good as any yet Vindaloo came from more or less faithfully following the instructions on the jar of Patak’s … Continue reading

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Rice & Quinoa Salad with Truffle Pesto.

This one is delicious.  And easy. Ingredients 1/2 cup mixed wild rice 1/2 cup black rice 1/2 cup brown rice 1/2 cup quinoa 1 red onion, chopped 1can sweet corn kernels, drained 1 can black beans, drained chopped red capsicum … Continue reading

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Vegetables, Rice, Quinoa, Ricotta and Parmesan

I’m not really sure how to classify this. It started out simply as a package of Continental spinach, rice, quinoa and Parmesan. One taste of the finished product was enough. It was bland and uninteresting. If I am going to … Continue reading

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Slow Cooked Chicken and Shiitake Soup

Whenever I cook a whole chicken, I save the bones and carcase for stock.  I put the eaten bones in the freezer until the carcase is bare, unless I pull all the meat off immediately to refrigerate or freeze.  If … Continue reading

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Sunday Roast: Beef and Stuffed Butternut

Stuffed Butternut Squash Or Stuffed Pumpkin… Cut across the neck of the pumpkin about where the top of the seed cavity should be. Scoop out the pith and seeds. Salt and pepper Fill the cavity with (for example): Vegetarian: Any … Continue reading

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Mushroom & Ham Risotto

This could be made with prawns, chicken or turkey instead of ham, or made vegetarian by leaving out the meat and using vegetable stock.  I had some nice ham on the bone on hand, or it would probably have been … Continue reading

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