Category Archive: rice

Tuna Rice

Tuna Rice; a really fast lunch on a day when it was still snowing in MAY! Tuna Rice Approx 2 cup rice – I used some left over Homemade Rice-a-roni 1 can of… Continue reading

Homemade Rice-a-Roni

Another confession.  I had no reason what rice-a-roni was.  I even pronounced this as rice-a-rooni, which made Allan smile. It was the perfect opportunity to use the precious package of tiny star pasta,… Continue reading

Savoury Rice

This makes a quick and easy lunch or side dish for dinner.  You can use any vegetables that are hanging out in the fridge or mixed frozen vegetables.  If you want to make… Continue reading

Creamy Rice Pudding

Rice Pudding is one of Allan’s favourite desserts, and this is a great way to use left over rice.  It is thick and creamy and with cinnamon and nutmeg it is a really… Continue reading

Cheese and Bean Burritos

I was making a beef dish for Allan to be served with tortillas, so decided to make this for me. I made one change.  I hate black beans.  I think they are too… Continue reading

Slow Cooker Rice Pudding

I generally make rice pudding in the oven.  But I wanted to try making it in the slow cooker, to see if it was as good as, or maybe even better than, oven… Continue reading

Egg Fried Rice

I wasn’t going to post this, as it isn’t a recipe as much as a method. I make egg fried rice the way I learnt from a vegetarian chinese cook book.  It is hardly authentic… Continue reading


I am a complete sucker for anything with an unusual name, like the uglies I discovered last week, and now adore. I found this recipe, on, this morning while trying to figure… Continue reading

Chicken and Rice Soup

Allan isn’t feeling well. He has a bug, one of the many that seem to circulate over and over here. And when he is sick there is little he wants to eat. Chicken… Continue reading