Tagged: Rice

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California Maki

This type of maki is claimed to be an American invention but there are also multiple claims where some originated in Canada. Anyway, regardless of where it came from what’s important is that is was named California Roll or California Maki due to its popularity in California. I also read...

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Chicken and Asparagus Risotto

If you think rice is just for Asians then you haven’t tried having risotto yet, it’s a concoction that has been prepared in Italy since the 1800’s. Risotto in general made with a special starchy creamy rice like Carnaroli, Arborio or Vialone Nano where it yields a texture somewhere between...

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Aligue Rice

Aligue is such a sinful ingredient, it’s delicious but it has its downsides, and like any delicious food items this is not for the health conscious as it is fatty and will give you health issues specially if you have high cholesterol. So what is Aligue? Basically, it is pure...

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Chorizo Fried Rice

Fried Rice is popular in Asia likewise Chorizo is popular in Spain and Latin America, both can be enjoyed on breakfast that is why in Malaysia you have Nasi Goreng and in Philippines you have Sinangag in the morning, while in Mexico they enjoy chorizos on breakfast burritos and in...

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Lu Rou Fan

Lu Rou Fan is a type of rice dish made with marinated pork pieces slowly braised in soy sauce then topped with steamed rice. This dish is very popular in Taiwan, in fact it can be more popular than the Taiwanese Beef Noodle Soup called Niu Rou Mien, it is...

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Arroz ala Valenciana

Arroz ala Valenciana is one of the dishes back in the Philippines with a Spanish origin, it resembles a Paella but it’s not from the paella but from a similarly named dish. The Spanish and Filipino version may look similar but in the Philippines we use coconut milk, malagkit (glutinous or...

Mushrooms & Pork Ribs Claypot Rice 1 3

Mushrooms & Pork Ribs Claypot Rice

I was never planning to make one of this but one of my friends made one and posted it in Facebook and since then I was craving badly for one. If I can still remember the last time I had a proper Claypot Rice was in the streets of Hong...

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Mango Sticky Rice

Mango sticky rice is a type of summer dessert made with glutinous rice, fresh mango, coconut milk, sugar and salt served warm or at room temperature. A dish that originated in Thailand but is very popular within the South East Asian countries like Laos, Cambodia, Vietnam and even Philippines. Traditionally...

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Pork and Dried Shrimp Congee

Congee is a type of rice porridge popular in Asia in fact this is similar to serving rice, pasta and tortilla where an array of meats and vegetables can be added to it. Congee can be eaten anytime of the day but the most popular one is during breakfast where...

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Ginataang Mais

Ginataang Mais is a type of Filipino snack made out of corn kernels, glutinous rice, coconut milk and sugar. Usually served during merienda but others have them for dessert. A close relative to creamed rice but instead of using milk or cream during the preparation process coconut milk is utilized....