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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

Quick Easy to Make Authentic Tomatillo Chipotle Salsa

Who doesn’t like a fresh, home-made salsa to liven up their cooking or diet? Salsa is one of those flexible, healthy, basic condiments every home cook should master. And this authentic tomatillo chipotle salsa is sure to bring the house down with its smoky, yet fresh and invigorating flavor. It is a little bit warm without being overly hot. Flexible because, it can be consumed fresh as is, as a great summer appetizer with corn chips, blue corn tortillas, flatbreads … Read More

How to Make Fresh Blue Corn Tortillas at Home

Do you love Mexican food? Like tortillas, but maybe looking for something a little different? Maybe you even think they are a little bland. Don’t buy those wheat-based tortillas from the supermarket, how about making fresh blue corn tortillas? They are surprisingly easy to make. I find the taste of corn tortillas far superior to wheat tortillas and no gluten to worry about! Their color is also rather spectacular and will have your friends and family raving about the taste. … Read More

How to Make Labna Cheese From Yogurt

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Do you enjoy yogurt? Do you know the health benefits associated with it? If so, then you will love labna cheese. Labna cheese, or labna, so common around the Eastern Mediterranean and Middle East, is simply strained yogurt. The result is a thicker, creamier and more powerful yogurt, almost the texture of cheese, which has a myriad of uses. It can be a healthy substitute for anything you might use cream cheese. All you need is muslin (or cheese cloth), … Read More

Easy Ciabatta for Adding a Touch of Class

This easy ciabatta is just one of those simple ways to enhance a meal to give it a touch of class. And it requires very little effort or cost to do so. Easy Ciabatta is Low Cost and High Flavor I was thinking I would not create a separate post for such a simple thing to prepare. But then I realised when you go to a restaurant and enjoy a really good meal, it is the little things like sauces, … Read More

Easy Thai Green Curry Paste that Will Blow Your Mind

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This simple and very traditional Thai green curry paste will literally blow your mind. Once combined in a mortar and pestle it can be frozen into convenient, one tablespoon measures by freezing the paste in an ice block tray. Only ten minutes’ work to have enough quantity of this most famous of Thai curry pastes to last for 2 or 3 months? That sounds a good deal to me. The paste, once combined with coconut milk/cream, chicken and some vegetables … Read More

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