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Microwave Thai Sticky Rice

Microwave Thai Sticky Rice

Rice is rice is rice…or is it? There are thousands upon thousands of varieties of rice and hundreds of ways¬† to cook them all. I really prefer eating the most appropriate rice I can get for each dish that I cook, and when I go Isaan, that often means steamed sticky rice.¬† Let’s be clear about this, the term ‘sticky rice’ in any context does not refer to regular rice that sticks together because you’ve … Read entire article »

Filed under: Ingredients, Thai, Vegan, Vegetarian

Rock me avocado!

Rock me avocado!

I hope everyone’s still enjoying the avocadoes as much as I am. New Zealand avocadoes are just great straight or with a bit of salt and pepper, or even just a squeeze of lime. I also like the unconventional ways of using them like smashing them into hot pasta to make a creamy sauce with a few herbs and chopped fresh tomatoes. But the most unusual use for an avocado and one that is not that … Read entire article »

Filed under: Child-friendly, Sri Lankan, Vegetarian