Category Archives: rice recipes

Cold remedy 2: Nigel Slater’s aromatic rice

The ideal response to the end of a cold is a Vietnamese soup like this, a Thai one like thisĀ or a curry like this. However, since I didn’t have the ingredients for any of those in my cupboards, I was … Continue reading

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Using up leftovers: fried rice with chicken or pork

Did I mention that I am a little obsessed with the likes of coriander, garlic, ginger and spring onions right now? Yes, thought I had. But there is a good reason for it. Last week I cooked pork belly and, … Continue reading

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Baked not stirred: risotto the easy way

It’s post-Christmas leftover central in my fridge right now: there’s blue cheese and Cheddar, too many carrots and parsnips for one person to eat, result of a rather ill-fated decision to succumb to red ‘reduced’ stickers and three half-opened pots … Continue reading

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Perfect fried rice

After last night‘s very northern, wintry food, I wanted something different tonight, something that would use up the leftover cooked chicken yet taste completely fresh. I was, as ever, expecting a lot. At first I thought of risotto but that … Continue reading

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Perfect steamed rice

Once upon a time I was quite good at cooking rice. I never even thought about the process, it seemed so simple: in a pan with some cold water, bring to the boil, cook for ten minutes, check every so … Continue reading

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Riverford’s butternut squash and sage risotto

I recently had dinner with a friend who declared that she could never cook risotto properly. And, as we discussed the different methods at the table two more of us disagreed on the timings involved, on the reason for the … Continue reading

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RTFR: Ottolenghi’s Kosheri

Do you remember how, at school, you were always taught to read the instructions before starting an exam? You know the sort of thing: ‘You may lose marks, and even fail, if you don’t bother to find out what you … Continue reading

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