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Category Archives: Rice dishes

Nasi Goreng

Australia’s place in Asia has well and truly been cemented by our embrace of her food. Stir fried meals are the mainstay of week night meals for busy Aussie cooks … Continue reading

July 13, 2017 · 26 Comments

My Top Ten Recipes for 2015

Over the course of this past year, I wrote a new post on average six times per month. I tested a lot of recipes, and you know how it is, … Continue reading

December 31, 2015 · 21 Comments

Pumpkin, Bacon and Parmesan Risotto Cake

   Pumkpkin is making it’s seasonal appearance in the northern hemisphere. In Australia, we’re lucky both Jap and butternut varieties are available year round. Pumpkin soup is a favourite in … Continue reading

October 27, 2015 · 37 Comments

Lemony Pilau with Toasted Pinenuts

There are several varieties of rice on my pantry shelf, but I confess to falling off the locavore wagon when it comes to this wondrous grain because the irrigation of … Continue reading

March 18, 2015 · 17 Comments

Salmon Roe Sushi

I unwittingly qualified for a freebie at the market last week. Along with the bundle of super fresh fish I’d just bought, my favourite fishmonger handed me a numbered ticket … Continue reading

December 9, 2014 · 26 Comments

Saffron risotto with seafood

I have a thrifty streak that afflicts me in the strangest way. It doesn’t drive me to hunt down bargains, compare prices or choose the cheapest option, but after I’ve … Continue reading

September 11, 2014 · 19 Comments

Arroz Nero

Squid ink is a curious substance. Used by the squid primarily as a “smoke screen” to escape from predators, it’s dense blackness lends a dramatic colour and subtle flavour of … Continue reading

March 9, 2014 · 28 Comments