Category Archives: Rice

家常便饭 - 潮州鱼粥 (Teochew Fish Porridge)

I wasn’t an easy teenager to bring up in the past. I used to really dislike it when my parents cook certain dishes at home for us to eat. Teochew fish porridge was one of those dishes in the list. … Read more

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A Lovely Pot Of Home-Cooked Chicken Congee

I have always wondered how long congee hawkers take every morning to cook their pots of rice porridge. It must take a lot of time and patience to cook it – which means they would have to wake up in … Read more

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A Pot Of Spanish Paella Full Of Mussels

Spanish paella is the national dish of Spain, originating from the Valencian community in the country and popular among the Spanish beyond this community. Paella is a really flexible dish that combines saffron-cooked rice with many different types of ingredients, … Read more

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A Delightful Plate Of Lebanese Mujaddara (Lentils & Rice)

I had half a packet of green lentils that remained after I cooked the lentil soup from Frankfurt a couple of weeks ago. I did not like the idea of them sitting in the cupboard for the rest of the … Read more

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Really Sweet Thai Pineapple Fried Rice

Thai pineapple fried rice is probably one of the most famed dishes that comes to mind when the topic of food in Thailand comes to mind. This dish is popularly served within the husk of the pineapple fruit (though not … Read more

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