Tag: grains

grains and pilafs – instant food

grains and pilafs – instant food

Writing a food blog is not good for the waistline…crunchy potatoes, ice cream, creme caramel, cheesecakes, lasagna…well you get the idea. So I’ve been back at the gym recently, exercising so I can continue to eat without the inevitable consequences. While I do like to eat […]

pearl couscous pilaf

pearl couscous pilaf

I am in love with pearl couscous. It is hard to overcook, and it makes a speedy and stylish dish just cooked up with some spices, stock and vegetables. Today’s effort has onion, garlic, cumin, smoked paprika and orange juice as the flavours, and the […]

spring vegetable risotto

spring vegetable risotto

Spring vegetables always make me want to eat risotto. The garden is full of sugar snap peas and I’ve just got a beautiful bunch of asparagus that is begging to be used immediately while it is snappingly fresh. Risotto has always been a difficult dish […]