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Category Archives: Rice
The rich earthy flavour of wild mushrooms in this mushroom risotto makes it a wonderful belly-pleasing comfort food on a cool autumn day. (Forget the notion that risotto is too time-consuming – it’s on the table in 30 minutes and … Continue reading
Kids can help make these tasty Porcupine Meatballs. It’s fun to see how the rice pokes up into little ‘quills’ after they’re baked. Sometimes life presents us with the best stories and most unexpected coincidences. This morning when I took … Continue reading
The zesty flavours of peppers, artichokes, and sun-dried tomatoes combine with spicy sausages in this Mediterranean Fried Rice. Mmmm. I love it when a pot of leftovers can be turned into a delicious meal that has the family fighting for … Continue reading
It’s a glorious fall day, and I feel like roasting something in the oven – something savoury and full of fall flavours. Mmmm. We have onion braids drying in the garage, and the apple trees are laden with rosy-red jewels. … Continue reading
This summer we were invited to a Spanish Paella Party. What fun it was! I’ve always wanted to make paella but it’s one of those things that seemed to be forever on my food bucket list, that I never got … Continue reading
I am loving my lentils lately. (Nice alliteration, huh?) In the last couple weeks I have been inspired by the Canadian Lentils Recipe Contest to play around in my kitchen to come up with new recipes for the jars of … Continue reading
Butter Fish – Why Not? (It’s just Butter Chicken . . . of the Sea) and Turmeric-Scented Rice and Peas
You said you wanted to eat more fish. Why not change up your Butter Chicken and make a mouthwatering dish of Butter Fish, and serve it with sunshiny Turmeric Rice? I’m not sure how you’d say it in Hindi. Google … Continue reading
The Canadian Food Experience Project (January, 2014) The Canadian Food Experience Project began June 7, 2013. As we, the participants, share our collective stories across the vastness of our Canadian landscape through our regional food experiences, we hope to bring global clarity … Continue reading
The unusual and exotic addition of vanilla to this rice pilaf adds a subtle complexity that takes it from ordinary to sensational. Sweet golden raisins and toasted almonds make it fancy enough to star as a side dish at any … Continue reading