Rice cooker coconut rice

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This recipe is super easy to make, tastes delish and makes a huge amount so is a perfect side to make when entertaining or you want some leftovers in the fridge. You can cook this on the stove top, but I love the ease of cooking it in the rice cooker.   Rice cooker coconut rice … [Read more...]

Rice cooker Mexican rice

Rice cooker Mexican Rice

As I start to increase my running again, I am testing out adding some white rice (basmati) back into my diet. I have deliberately chosen white rice over brown rice, even though brown rice is generally thought of as the healthier of the two. While the nutrient make up of brown rice on paper looks … [Read more...]

Chicken Pilaf


This is the first chicken pilaf or any pilaf actually I have cooked. I based it on a recipe I found on taste.com.au but tweaked it heavily as I didn't have all the ingredients they had listed in the recipe. I used plain white rice as that was all I had, so would like to try it again with basmati … [Read more...]

Greek Rice Salad


Greek Rice Salad was another recipe I cooked for the first time last year for our Greek inspired Christmas menu plan. This recipe was a mix of a number I found on the interent. I deliberately made it pretty simple so it would be eaten by more of the kids and adults. It made two large plates of … [Read more...]

Slow Cooker Risotto

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I love risottos, but unfortunately my kids do not. I have noted on the blog before that they don't like the "mushy rice". We had additional left overs on the weekend which would easily feed the kids, so I thought I would have a go at a slow cooker risotto for Mr I and me. It was incredibly easy to … [Read more...]