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Ingredients 250 g tempeh, cut into cubes 2 tablespoons turmeric powder 1 tablespoon curry powder Himalayan salt, just enough to taste extra virgin olive oil, just enough to taste 1 garlic clove, peeled 150 g black Venus rice 1 bunch of fresh asparagus, cleaned and cut into pieces sesame oil, just enough to taste the […]

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Ingredients 2 chili peppers, cleaned and julienned 6-7 cm ginger root, peeled and juiced the juice of 1 lemon 1 teaspoon agave syrup whole sea salt, just enough to taste 1 small spring onion, cleaned and sliced 150 g thai rice 1 broccoli head, divided into florets 4-5 champignons, cleaned 2 handfuls peanuts, toasted and […]

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Ingredients 280-300 g cooked semi-whole rice 100 ml coconut milk, unsweetened and unflavoured 100 ml almond milk, unsweetened and unflavoured a few pinches of vanilla powder 2 handfuls raspberries, cleaned maple syrup, to taste a handful of toasted pumpkin seeds Makes 2 servings.

Posted in: breakfast and brunch,cooked,fruits,gluten-free,grains,rice,summer,sweet


Cold rice custard with apricots and almonds

by Alice on luglio 19, 2011

Ingredients 200 g semi-whole rice 5 ripe apricots, cleaned, stoned and quartered (and 1 more for garnish) 50 ml agave syrup (and some for garnish) 180 ml almond milk the seeds of half a vanilla pod almond flakes, for garnish Makes 6-8 servings.

Posted in: breakfast and brunch,cooked,desserts,fruits,gluten-free,grains,rice,summer,sweet,tea time


Stuffed peppers

by Alice on ottobre 3, 2010

Ingredients 4 peppers (I used yellow peppers), washed 150 g semiwhole rice (I used Carnaroli), rinsed under cold running water 150 g seitan, finely chopped 1 zucchini, cleaned and cut into cubes 8-10 cherry tomatoes, cleaned and cut into quarters a handful of capers, soaked in filtered water for 10-15 minutes then rinsed and drained […]

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Ingredients 70-80 g semi-whole long grain rice 70-80 black venere rice juice of half a lemon 4-5 handfuls of fresh peas (out of pod), cooked in boiling and slightly salted water for 5-7 minutes, drained, rinsed under cold running water and set aside to cool 1 carrot, peeled and diced 1 zucchini, cleaned and diced […]

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Rice, romanesco broccoli and sesame balls

by Alice on aprile 1, 2010

Ingredients half a small head of cooked Romanesco broccoli (which should be about 180-200 g) 215 g cooked whole Baldo rice (which is about 150-170 g uncooked), preferably al dente 1-2 tablespoons raw sesame oil 1 tablespoons tahin half a teaspoon powdered coriander seeds half a teaspoon powdered cumin half a teaspoon dried ginger powder freshly […]

Posted in: autumn,finger food,gluten-free,grains,lunch-box,picnic,rice,savoury,spring,vegetables,winter


Rice, cornmeal and sultana (baked) fritters

by Alice on marzo 22, 2010

Ingredients 150 g whole rice, washed in cold water, well drained then cooked in water until very tender 160 g rice malt syrup 3 tablespoons light and fruity extra virgin olive oil zest of 1 organic lemon, grated 3 tablespoons whole rice flour 80 g corn flour (GMO-free) a pinch of whole sea salt a […]

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Thai rice and vegetable salad

by Alice on maggio 12, 2009

Full of bright flavors, this dish is a perfect spring, early summer salad. It can be served as part of a multi-course meal or as a first course. Makes 4 servings. Ingredients: For the dressing juice of 1 lemon 4 tablespoons sesame oil (from raw sesame seeds) juice of 3 cm ginger root 1 pinch […]

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Pumpkin risotto

by Alice on gennaio 13, 2009

                     This is a smooth, delicate and warming risotto. You can definitely use a pressure cooker to cook the rice, but if you choose the ‘ordinary’ risotto cooking method, I think you’ll get a much creamier result. Here I substitute stock with plain water, as the miso provides enough salt and flavour. Makes 4 […]

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Rice custard with persimmon and lavender syrup

by Alice on novembre 3, 2008

Ingredients For the custard 100 g whole rice flakes’ flour 400 ml filtered water 5 tablespoons rice malt syrup half a vanilla bean a pinch of whole sea salt 2 tablespoons plain soy yogurt (GMO-free) 1 tablespoon lemon juice For the syrup 80 ml agave syrup 3 teaspoons dried lavender flowers (organic) 1 glass filtered water […]

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