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 […]