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Arborio Rice pudding with a Blackberry Compote

Posted on June 17, 2009 by in desserts

Rice Pudding must be one of the most comforting desserts around!! It is velvety, smooth and creamy and not at all difficult to make!! We grew up with rice pudding, but in those days things like vanilla pods and Arborio rice were unfamiliar to my mom and gran, yet we were often treated to this […]

Paella on a budget!

Posted on December 10, 2008 by in beef

If you have a swimming pool, you will always have friends and children in your home who do not normally live there. Please do not think that I am complaining…I love it, in fact I would much rather have other children playing here than my children going somewhere else…you know the mother-hen syndrome! This does […]

Roasted butternut with rice pilaf.

Posted on March 18, 2008 by in vegetarian

Roasted butternut with rice pilaf. I was away for the weekend, therefor the absense of new recipes, but I will make up today by posting 2 recipes. I decided to go vegetarian tonight, because we ate way too much meat again this weekend. The result…we all feel sluggish and tired… When I think of vegetables, […]

Leek Risotto

Posted on February 4, 2008 by in vegetarian

I have never made risotto and tonight I put all my fears aside and decided to give it a go. I had some leeks in the fridge so I decided to do a Roasted Leek Risotto. Well after my post about my favorite food, I think I will have to rethink my list of favorites […]