Articles Categorized in: Rice

Black Rice and Shrimps Salad

Black Rice and Shrimps Salad

A healthy sour and sweet black rice and shrimps salad. An exotic twist to the regular shrimp salad.     Black rice is one of China’s best kept secrets. It used to be consumed by the royal family exclusively and It almost disappeared until it was brought back thanks to its amazing benefits. I’m not trying to be annoying by being the “eat whole grains and vegetables” type of food blogger writer. But yeah, whole grains are here to stay...
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Venezuelan Chicha (Rice Drink)

Venezuelan Chicha (Rice Drink)

One of the street foods and drinks that I miss the most about Venezuela has to be the “chicha”. A Venezuelan chicha is a super thick drink made with rice and milk. It is dense and if you add a lot of ice you get a refreshing and fulfilling drink that tastes like heaven.     Chicha is a classic South American drink that you can find in a lot of countries and all of them have a different interpretation....
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Venezuelan Rice Pudding “Arroz con Leche”

Venezuelan Rice Pudding “Arroz con Leche”

Rice pudding is a classic South American dessert that has its origins in Spain and came to us from the colony time. But every country has it owns version of this classic. Today, I’ll show you a truly Venezuelan rice pudding.     For me, food is way much more than a pretty picture an a brief moment of tasting yummy stuff. For me, food is a story of love. Really, love? — that sound like a cheesy soap opera...
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Shrimp and Clam Risotto

Shrimp and Clam Risotto

  A good and creamy risotto is always the answer for a “fancy” meal that is super easy to do. I don’t know why but every time Will and I eat risotto, we feel instantly rich — even though my bank account says a different and sad history. This shrimp and clam risotto it is simply amazing. The strong flavor of the seafood goes beautifully with the white wine. The arborio rice absorbs the fish broth and the result is...
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Foolproof Mushroom Risotto

Foolproof Mushroom Risotto

I really enjoy earthy flavors that may seem so simple but turn out to be comforting to my palate. I learned to make this meal when I was new in the kitchen. So, as you might imagine, the first time I tried it was a complete mess. I basically ended up with an unrecognizable soggy paste. So after reading thousands -I’m so dramatic sometimes- of mushroom risotto recipes on the internet, I came out with my own version that works...
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Seafood Rice

Seafood Rice

  This is one of those recipes that my family loves, especially when we have guests and we don´t want to complicate our lives and still surprise their palates. The seafood rice is a typical Peruvian food. Perú is worldwide known for their amazing gastronomy based on fish, pulp, squid, shrimp, and almost every kind of seafood. Also, the rice in Peru is one of the ingredients used more in food, either as a main ingredient or simply as an...
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