Spiced pumpkin salad
This is a great salad with vibrant, contrasting flavours and textures. I’m not strict with the exact mix of herbs I use as it’s a matter of picking what’s in the garden, but I certainly always use a generous amount. Rice paddy herb would also go well with this salad. The little puffs [...]
ebook version coming soon……!
I will soon be announcing the launch date of the electronic book versions of tropical cuisine: cooking in clare’s kitchen. I’m very excited as they will be available internationally, so all those passionate cooks living outside Australia who have enquired over the last year will now be able to purchase your [...]
Butter, butter, butter (C) Clare Richards
I’ve just had a fabulous time making butter from the voluptuous Jersey cream from Misty Mountain Farms (sister company of the biodynamic producer, Mungalli). Made two batches from their two litre bottles – one was normal salted butter, the other I cultured gently with the addition of two teaspoons [...]
tropical cuisine: cooking in clare's kitchen Image © Catseye Productions
I’ve had so much wonderful feedback from people when talking at events and other places about their experience of using tropical cuisine: cooking in clare’s kitchen but have never whipped out the pen and written down what you’ve said at the time.
Having gone through so [...]
Well it wasn’t broken rice, just cooked (deliberately) until the grains burst into little soft pillows.
Along with brown stew, the ‘chicken legs’ that the butcher made (more about them later), and a weekly glorious roast beef, one of mum’s staple foods of our childhood was brown rice, cooked such that each grain remained packed away [...]