Tag Archives: Rice

Salmon and Vegetable Risotto

This is easier than you think. Risotto isn’t something that I usually make because it can be a little difficult to get the right consistency. I found this recipe in the June 2017 issue of Recipes+ magazine and it is actually … Continue reading

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Holidays are coming: Alternative Side Dishes

Thanksgiving is next week and Christmas will soon be here, so thought I would share a few alternative side dishes for those who like to plan their menu in advance. Any of these would also make ideal plates to take if you are … Continue reading

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Tuna, Sweetcorn and Rice Salad with Chilli Vinaigrette

Simple and delicious. This salad is perfect as a side dish for a BBQ, or on its own if you are looking for a lighter option for lunch. Tuna and sweetcorn is a classic flavour combination and works really well … Continue reading

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Hoisin Beef and Rice in Cabbage Bowls

Simple but super tasty. Looking for something different for dinner during the week? This delicious meal takes just minutes to cook, especially if you cheat and use microwave-ready rice 🙂 Another excellent thing about this dish is how few ingredients … Continue reading

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One-pan Butter Chicken Meatball Bake

The weather is starting to get colder here in Perth so warming curries are coming to the front of my weekend menu choices. However this delicious one-pan bake is also light enough to enjoy during the warmer weather too. I … Continue reading

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Alternative Side Dish: Cranberry and Walnut Rice Pilaf

Easy and pretty. If you don’t want to serve the traditional roasted vegetables with your Christmas meal, perhaps try this instead. It is also ideal if you are asked to bring a plate to a gathering because I bet nobody … Continue reading

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Spanish Rice with Jalapenos

Simple and spicy. I often wonder what to serve as a side dish when we have Mexican food. Beans and salad are standard options but usually these also form some part of the main dishes too. My problem is now solved … Continue reading

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Slow Cooker Whole Orange Rice Pudding

Yes, this rice pudding has a whole orange in it. Last weekend I was looking for recipes that included oranges as I had a bowl full that needed to be eaten. I found quite a few that required an orange … Continue reading

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Spanish Fried Rice

Fried rice doesn’t have to be Chinese. I really fancied some fried rice for dinner over the weekend but I didn’t have any of the traditional ingredients like prawns, pork or chicken. So I decided to be a little different by … Continue reading

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Salmon, Celery and Brown Rice Salad

This salad is easy to make and healthy too. I love the fresh flavours from this salad and the crunch of the finely sliced celery. The addition of the red chilli garnish gives a little bit of a kick – if you … Continue reading

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