RICE / GRAINS


BIRYANI RICE
Biryani, biriani, or beriani is a set of rice-based foods made with spices, rice (usually basmati) and sometimes meat, seafood, eggs or vegetables. The Biryani originated in the South Asia in the kitchens of Muslim rulers. Biryani is popular not only in South Asia but also in Arabia and within […]

BIRYANI RICE


Yellow Rice/ nasi kuning
Yellow Rice is a popular dish in Asia, especially Indonesia they call it Nasi Kuning. It is made to celebrate special occasion such as birthday, wedding, baby shower, etc. The yellow color mainly comes from turmeric. I love the flavor that is infused into the rice from all the spices. […]

YELLOW RICE / NASI KUNING


Lo Mai Gai/ Sticky Rice
My mom made this for the 12th day celebration after giving birth to Fiorina. Most Chinese likes to consume this on a regular basis as well. Lor Mai Gai is also a common dish you see when you go for dim sum at Chinese Restaurant. Print LO MAI GAI (3-4 […]

LO MAI GAI



Cilantro and Lime rice 2
I made this rice to accompany the Thai Green Curry dish that I made and they went REALLY well together and so easy to make too. CILANTRO AND LIME RICE (2 servings) 2 C cooked Jasmine Rice (the amount depends on how much you eat per serving ) 1 handful […]

CILANTRO AND LIME RICE


PAELLA 2
Today is the day that I feel like cooking a one-pot dish. I had never made Paella before and saw this recipe from Better Homes and Garden’s cooking book. So, I thought…let’s switch gear a bit and make this Spanish-inspired dish. We like it. Not to mention how simple, colorful […]

PAELLA


RICE CAKE WITH MIXED VEGETABLES IN COCONUT MILK / LONTONG SAYUR
My mouth literally drool whenever I think of Rice Cake served with many many other dishes/Lontong Sayur. Whenever my mom makes Lontong Sayur, we both know we sure will gain at least a pound or two that week lol! It is so good that we can’t stop eating. It is […]

RICE CAKE WITH MIXED VEGETABLES IN COCONUT MILK / LONTONG ...



LONTONG / RICE CAKE 15
Lontong or loosely translated as Rice Cake is very popular in South East Asia especially Indonesia, Malaysia and Singapore. It is made of rice wrapped and cooked in banana leaves. It is slightly greenish in color (color transferred from the banana leaves) and it goes with many dishes such as […]

LONTONG / RICE CAKE