Tag: #rice

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Quick oriental style Beef and Broccoli and how to cook perfect Basmati

This is one of the quickest dishes you can possibly prepare. For the best result I cut up the beef into very small pieces and cook it well before adding the other ingredients. Broccoli need to be just barely cooked.

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Fresh Herb Soup with Turmeric Rice and Soft Maltese Gbejna [gluten free, diabetic friendly]

‘Fresh herbs are abundant this month.  And with the exception of fresh mint, basil and parsley many of us worry about what to do with big bundles of fresh oregano, tarragon, marjoram and thyme.  Antida gave me a large basket of mixed herbs from her garden this week which also  included ‘English’ curly parsley and purple basil.  I wanted to make the most of … Read More Fresh Herb Soup with Turmeric Rice and Soft Maltese Gbejna [gluten free, diabetic friendly]

Zucchini and basil soup with red rice

Back to healthier eating and with the cold weather this week this soup was wonderful. If you cannot find red rice, you can also substitute with wild rice. You will need: 5 zucchini 1 cucumber A handful of fresh basil leaves Juice of one lemon Grated zest of half a lemon 1 medium potato 1 medium onion 1 large clove garlic 1 spoon olive … Read More Zucchini and basil soup with red rice

Arancini for an al fresco lunch …..

We are getting together with family visiting from abroad today to enjoy an al fresco lunch and I am making some Arancini to take with us. They are quite time consuming to make but after a busy week, I enjoy the peace of a very early Sunday morning when everyone is still asleep and this is when I like being in the kitchen making … Read More Arancini for an al fresco lunch …..