Category Archives: Pastas, Grains and Legumes

Christmas Eve Dinner Twenty Twenty

Today I’d like share some pictures from a phenomenal dinner on Christmas Eve with just our two families – ours and Vijay and Priya’s. A small gathering with loads of fun!

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Tomato Rice

At this time of year I get loads and loads of tomatoes from my neighbor. So many that to prevent them from spoiling I chop them up and freeze them to use throughout the year. I’ve made so many tomato based recipes that taste fabulous just from that one wonderful ingredient – garden fresh tomatoes. Having exhausted a lot of tomato recipes I ventured to try something new with my current batch of tomatoes – an Indian style tomato rice.

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Thai Basil and Fresh Mint Fried Rice with Chinese Braising Greens

There is something about fresh aromatic Thai basil fried rice that makes me happy. Thai basil has an amazing aroma that creates a feel good sense, as does fresh mint. The beauty of this rice is that its packed with both. Really an easy dish to make with delicious results.

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Loaded Veggie Fried Rice

Lots of peppers, a little of this, a little of that, a splash of soy sauce, and drizzle of sesame oil , the result is this phenomenal rice dish that is healthy and delicious. With plenty of garlic and ginger, loads of summer peppers, carrots, broccoli, tofu, and rice – all these wonderful ingredients turn a humble rice into something scrumptious.

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