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AROMATIC BASMATI RICE! For Green Peas Pulav and more
15 Mar 2019

Long and fluffy, thin-grained and sweet-smelling. That’s Basmati rice for you!

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Meet Wild Rice, the Powerhouse of Nutrition
06 Aug 2019

A distant cousin of genus Oryza (regular rice), wild rice is part of genus Zizania. Simply said, wild rice is not rice, actually. It is the seed of a semi-aquatic grass as opposed to grain, growing in small lakes, slow-moving streams and shallow freshwater marshes, around 2-4 feet deep. Native to North America (specifically the …

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LAMB AND CAULIFLOWER STEW WITH HARISSA – RAMADAN SPECIAL
21 Apr 2019

Slightly elaborate this hearty lamb and cauliflower stew will mark the perfect finale to a day of prayer and fasting during the holy month of Ramadan! To keep the stew crunchy be careful to add the cauliflower florets at the end of cooking.

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INDIAN FISH AND POTATO CROQUETTES
19 Apr 2019

A tasty and delicious Indian-style croquette to delight the senses during the holy festival of Ramadan. Simple yet spilling over with flavour!

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HONEY-BRAISED LAMB SHANKS (MROUOZIA)
16 Apr 2019

Cooked over slow heat in a sumptuous sauce of honey, raisins, and almonds these lamb shanks make for a perfect recipe during Ramadan – this is an age-old amalgam of meat and spices –  braising them well is the secret to the recipe!

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RED LENTIL AND SQUASH SOUP (SHORABIT JARJIR)
15 Apr 2019

This delicious and healthy red lentil soup is a perfect way to breakfast during the holy month of Ramadan! The squash helps to make the soup creamy and gives it the perfect consistency.

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BASBOUSA WITH ALMOND
11 Apr 2019

During the pious month of Ramadan, every day is holy, embellished with prayers and fasting. But it is a festive time too, and with desserts such as the traditional Basbousa, feasting times become very promising indeed! Condensed milk is used in this recipe to make things easier.

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FATTET HUMMUS: CHICKPEAS WITH PITA AND SPICED YOGHURT
10 Apr 2019

The word Fattet comes from the Arabic word “Fatta”, meaning crumbled bread. A healthy recipe that comes in handy during the fasting days of Ramadan! Easy to make. Ready within minutes, if the chickpeas are soaked and kept ready!

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EXTRA LONG GRAIN BASMATI RICE – DELICIOUSLY SPECIAL!
28 Mar 2019

Isn’t that interesting? Just like flowers come in various shapes, colours and fragrances so does rice!

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The Benefits of Jasmine Rice
15 Mar 2019

If you’re looking for an alternative to your usual type of rice, consider jasmine rice. Native to Thailand, jasmine rice is a long grain rice a bit rounder and starchier, which makes it stickier, than other types of rice. Its popcorn flavor and jasmine aroma pairs well with seafood and dishes made with coconut.

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Nutty Brown Rice Salad
15 Mar 2019

This nutty brown rice salad adds cheer to any celebration! Remember to cook the rice in advance, at least 24 hours – refrigerate it , so that it will be nice and cool, and will add the exact flavor to the salad!

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JASMINE RICE- DELICATELY FRAGRANT. ELEGANTLY AROMATIC
15 Mar 2019

When good quality jasmine rice is being cooked around you, you will know! The fragrance of this delicate, long-grained rice will start to pervade the air as it starts gently simmering in a hot pan of water!

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AROMATIC BASMATI RICE! For Green Peas Pulav and more
15 Mar 2019

Long and fluffy, thin-grained and sweet-smelling. That’s Basmati rice for you!

Read More
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Meet Wild Rice, the Powerhouse of Nutrition
06 Aug 2019

A distant cousin of genus Oryza (regular rice), wild rice is part of genus Zizania. Simply said, wild rice is not rice, actually. It is the seed of a semi-aquatic grass as opposed to grain, growing in small lakes, slow-moving streams and shallow freshwater marshes, around 2-4 feet deep. Native to North America (specifically the …

Read More
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EXTRA LONG GRAIN BASMATI RICE – DELICIOUSLY SPECIAL!
28 Mar 2019

Isn’t that interesting? Just like flowers come in various shapes, colours and fragrances so does rice!

Read More
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JASMINE RICE- DELICATELY FRAGRANT. ELEGANTLY AROMATIC
15 Mar 2019

When good quality jasmine rice is being cooked around you, you will know! The fragrance of this delicate, long-grained rice will start to pervade the air as it starts gently simmering in a hot pan of water!

Read More
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LAMB AND CAULIFLOWER STEW WITH HARISSA – RAMADAN SPECIAL
21 Apr 2019

Slightly elaborate this hearty lamb and cauliflower stew will mark the perfect finale to a day of prayer and fasting during the holy month of Ramadan! To keep the stew crunchy be careful to add the cauliflower florets at the end of cooking.

Read More
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INDIAN FISH AND POTATO CROQUETTES
19 Apr 2019

A tasty and delicious Indian-style croquette to delight the senses during the holy festival of Ramadan. Simple yet spilling over with flavour!

Read More
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HONEY-BRAISED LAMB SHANKS (MROUOZIA)
16 Apr 2019

Cooked over slow heat in a sumptuous sauce of honey, raisins, and almonds these lamb shanks make for a perfect recipe during Ramadan – this is an age-old amalgam of meat and spices –  braising them well is the secret to the recipe!

Read More
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RED LENTIL AND SQUASH SOUP (SHORABIT JARJIR)
15 Apr 2019

This delicious and healthy red lentil soup is a perfect way to breakfast during the holy month of Ramadan! The squash helps to make the soup creamy and gives it the perfect consistency.

Read More
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BASBOUSA WITH ALMOND
11 Apr 2019

During the pious month of Ramadan, every day is holy, embellished with prayers and fasting. But it is a festive time too, and with desserts such as the traditional Basbousa, feasting times become very promising indeed! Condensed milk is used in this recipe to make things easier.

Read More
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FATTET HUMMUS: CHICKPEAS WITH PITA AND SPICED YOGHURT
10 Apr 2019

The word Fattet comes from the Arabic word “Fatta”, meaning crumbled bread. A healthy recipe that comes in handy during the fasting days of Ramadan! Easy to make. Ready within minutes, if the chickpeas are soaked and kept ready!

Read More
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Nutty Brown Rice Salad
15 Mar 2019

This nutty brown rice salad adds cheer to any celebration! Remember to cook the rice in advance, at least 24 hours – refrigerate it , so that it will be nice and cool, and will add the exact flavor to the salad!

Read More
blog-img1
The Benefits of Jasmine Rice
15 Mar 2019

If you’re looking for an alternative to your usual type of rice, consider jasmine rice. Native to Thailand, jasmine rice is a long grain rice a bit rounder and starchier, which makes it stickier, than other types of rice. Its popcorn flavor and jasmine aroma pairs well with seafood and dishes made with coconut.

Read More
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