Category Archives: Rice

Teochew Yam Rice (潮州芋头饭)

I fondly recall my favourite stall at the canteen during the period of time when I was attending secondary school. I can’t remember what the main dishes were that were sold at the stall; what I do remember is that … Read more

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Simple Italian Ham & Mushroom Risotto

Risotto is a common staple in Italy. It is a rice dish cooked till a creamy consistency in a broth using the specific Arborio short rice grains. If I could be allowed to make this comparison, it is the equivalent … Read more

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Arancini – The Italian Rice Balls From Nine Years Ago

I remember my first taste of Arancini very clearly, even though nine years have already passed by.  We were both touring the Romanian city of Venice, Italy. It was getting late and dark and we were both in need of … Read more

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Dutch Oven Nut & Raisin Rice With A Royal Fragrance

I used to like cooking this rice dish when I was still staying with my parents. The original recipe (I cannot remember where I plugged it out from – it was more than ten years ago!) called for the rice … Read more

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Aromatic Chicken & Mushroom Rice Cooked In A Cast Iron Pot

We don’t have a rice cooker at home. That was why it was difficult to resist the cast iron pot promotion at the supermarket last December when we chanced upon it.

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