What is Red Rice and Why it is a Famous Food of Bhutan

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We all know rice is a staple throughout the world, but what is red rice? Here is the lowdown on organic red rice from Bhutan, as well as how to cook it. There are certainly health benefits of eating red rice. Red rice is a famous food of Bhutan. The organic, red rice Bhutan produces is of the highest quality. And Bhutan exports red rice to all parts of the world. And our simple recipe will make sure you are … Read More

Introducing the Dragon Warmer Fruit Cocktail Recipe from Bhutan

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This fruit cocktail recipe might just be the surprise packet at your next party drinks or holiday cocktails event. Rum cocktails are ever popular, but here is one with a difference as you serve it warm. And of course, with a name like dragon warmer there is bound to be a story to it. And indeed there is. The mystical, Kingdom of Bhutan, high in the Himalayas, reveres the dragon. So much so, a dragon appears on the flag of … Read More

How to Make Simple and Healthy Guacamole

Guacamole can be made on a moment’s notice with everyday ingredients. So just perfect when those unexpected guests drop in or you are looking for a starter for a dinner party. And such a popular dish with people of all ages. With the prime ingredient being healthy avocados, it is also incredibly good for you. Full of good fats and one of the few ingredients that lowers Cholesterol. They are also quite filling, creamy in texture and high in fiber. … Read More

At Last a Simple Bloody Mary for a Warm Climate

Today we feature a simple Bloody Mary for a warm climate. It’s a very simple change to a standard Bloody Mary but results in a lighter and easier drink for a warm and/or humid climate. And, dare I say it, this drink is easier to chug down than the standard Bloody Mary if you are looking to make a night of it. Before we reveal the secret of the simple Bloody Mary for a warm climate, it would be remiss … Read More

Be Smart and Start Your Day with this Healthy Smoothie

Do you like to start your day with a healthy, fruit-based smoothie? Do you also like to start your day with a coffee? I am guessing most people answer the second question with a resounding, “Yes” and a fair proportion also answer “Yes” to the first question, especially the more health-conscious folks. But what if you could combine both and get the best of both worlds? When visiting Antigua in Guatemala, surely the most beautifully-preserved, Spanish, colonial city in all … Read More

Celebrate the Great American Roadtrip with this Feast

Welcome to another Compass & Fork Dinner Party, this time hailing from the United States. Regular readers will be aware that we generally feature a Dinner Party from each of the countries or regions upon which we focus. So join us for this months American Roadtrip Dinner Party Menu! For the last 2 months, we have been visiting relatives, friends and some of the magnificent sights and foods on offer in the United States. We have labelled this the Great … Read More

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