Bulgar Wheat Stir-fry

Bulgar wheat, vegetables, stir-fried. Plenty of seasoning, voila lunch. My daughter prepped while I rustled up with soy, yellow chilli bean sauce. It was basically odds and ends in a pan! But it sure tasted brilliant! METHOD: Cook your Bulgar wheat. First rinse about 300g thoroughly then boil in pan for approx 8mins till tender….

Spiced Microwave Rice

Snooping for sustenance. Find some leftover rice, some smoked salmon that needs using up but can’t cook as shoulder giving me jip. Thought a cheats microwave style kedgeree without lentils. If you’re not feeling as lazy as me do add tinned lentils if you prefer!Perfect Brunch when under the weather! 2 Eggs on the boil….

Ek Shido Bhat

This is a funny one! Many Bengali will know this comfort dish! Its baby food, a first weaning food.Its what your mummy made if you were poorly.Its what you had if you had stomach flu.Its what you have after indulging in spice and chilli.Sometimes its just what you have because you simply want to and…

Thai Fried Rice Using Red Curry Paste

There isn’t much to say about this recipe other then how quick, simple and easy it is to rustle up from start finish! It’s taken me literally 15 minutes to cook so long as you have pre cooked rice, some peas or sweet corn which I didn’t have but would have put in otherwise! This…

Spiced Fried Rice With Mackerel And Red Curry Paste

INGREDIENTS: 2 tablespoon vegetable oil2 eggs lightly beaten1 pinch caster sugar3 tablespoon red curry paste800g cooked long grain ricesmall bunch of spring onions sliced140 g of frozen peas2 green chillies chopped2 tablespoons of soy sauce2 smoked mackerel fillets broken up Heat the oil in a pan, add in your eggs and swirl to coat the…

Glutinous rice cooked in the Microwave. Biroin Bhat.

Biroin Bhat is a type of glutinous rice. Biroin Chaul, chaul being the Bengali word for rice, is an organic rice  cultivated in many parts of Bengal and Asia. It’s a special popular dish of Bengali states so in sylheti language it is called “Biroin bhat”. In West Bengal it’s known as ‘Binni rice’. There is a special type of…

Trick to Cooking Rice The Absorption Method

Cooking Rice the absorption method way. Do many of you have memories of making soft and claggy rice? Trust me I do! If rice is your staple and its not cooked right it can absolutely ruin your meal!It’s just a NO NO with curries. I can’t eat it! My dad had a condition about how…

Ginger, Egg and Sweetcorn Rice

INGREDIENTS: 2 inch square piece of fresh ginger4 green chillies.Both minced in a mini food processor. 6 cups of cooked leftover rice.1 tbsp chilli flakes2 tsp salt4 eggs beaten3 x 165g tins of sweetcorn, drained.Quarter cup light soy sauceSalt to season METHOD: Heat the wok.Add the oil and heat.Add the minced chilli and ginger but…

Lets Talk About Rice

One the most consumed foods on earth is rice, a staple in many countries around the world, rice is also the most popular grain on the planet.There are several species of grain called rice. Asian rice (Oryza sativa) is most widely known and most widely grown, with two major subspecies (indica and japonica) with over 40,000 varieties.In India alone…

Ilish Pulao

The Ilish also known as Ilisha, hilsa herring or hilsa Shad is a fish that’s related to the herring. It is a very popular and sought after food fish in the Indian subcontinent, the most famous hilsa fish comes from Chandpur District of Bangladesh and it is also the national fish of Bangladesh and the…