~a collection of eclectic recipes and misadventures in the kitchen~
Thursday, February 21, 2008
Love at second bite!!
This is a recipe i saw a couple of days ago on Piggy's cooking journal and decided to make it just cos i have all the ingredients....!!
but unlike Piggy's, most of my mushrooms were of the dehydrated variety....dried wooden fungus (hei mu er), dried enoki mushrooms (first time trying them!! Not bad at all!!), dried shiitake, dried lily flower (kim zam?? 'golden needles' in hokkien)..
the rice tasted way too salty initially but after allowing it to rest for a while, the flavours mingled and it became a really lovely dish...lots of different textures...
my slightly modified recipe:
Love at second bite Mushroom rice
Ingredients: 3.5 cups cooked pearl rice and 0.5 cups red rice (u can used all white, i just wanted to clear my pantry..) 40 g butter 1.5 tbs sugar 6 cloves garlic
method: 1) Heat up butter in a wok. Put in chopped garlic when the butter is half melted. Stir-fry the garlic until fragrant. 2) Add in assorted mushrooms and sugar, saute until the mushrooms are fully coated with butter. Add in seasonings, cook until the gravy has thickened. 3) Stir in chopped coriander, turn off heat. Add in cooked rice, stir until combined with mushrooms. 4) Serve with sliced cucumber and chili.
All these clearing...cos one of my housmates is already here...she's really sweet and hasn't complain but i think I should still make more room....the next one arrives in a week...
The four of us started this blog together as a way to share our experiences and lessons in the kitchen. Now the blog has evolved into an random mix of recipes which we have tried and liked enough to want to share...some are dishes that remind us of home, some are things that we wouldn't usually have made in Singapore (muffins, cakes and most dishes requiring the oven) and others were just borne out of a need to use a certain ingredient!
Have a browse and have fun trying out the recipes!