Tag: grains

cabbage rolls

cabbage rolls

I’ve had great success in the garden this season with a bounty of beautiful, round firm cabbages that I nurtured from seed. Normally they’d be ravaged by various insects, but I planted them earlier this year to get ahead of the aphids and caterpillars, which don’t…

coconut sticky rice with mango

coconut sticky rice with mango

Mangoes are so cheap at the moment. I have a bit of a love/hate relationship with mangoes. I love them green in a salad, I like them when they are a bit softer, not too ripe, sweet but still with a tang. But when they get really…

pressure cooker risotto

pressure cooker risotto

Forget slow cookers, I love fast cookers. Slow cookers are all very well if you have your act together in the morning, but I’m not that organised. That’s why I love my pressure cooker. Modern pressure cookers are not scary like the old school ones. I…

successful sprouts!

successful sprouts!

I love bean sprouts, but I have to admit I suck at making them. I don’t like buying them because of the packaging. I’ve tried lots of methods of making sprouts, from the good old-fashioned jar with some net, to a hessian sprout bag. They almost…