• Baked rice pudding with stewed cape gooseberries

    April 23, 2013thecoffeebreak

    Has it been that long since I last posted here? One year flew in a blink of an eye… It’s not like I have forgotten about my little space. Just life got so busy and I had to choose my priorities… It certainly has been busy year. Many things happened. We had some wonderful moments…

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  • Oven-baked Leftover Rice and Mushroom Cakes and Herb Yogurt

    March 13, 2011thecoffeebreak

    I don’t like to waste food and even more I hate to throw away any food. When this happens I always think that there are people who don’t have anything to eat and here I am throwing away food. It doesn’t happen often but when it does guilt immediately strikes in… Does it happen to…

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  • Coconut Rice Pudding with Mango Shavings

    May 31, 2010thecoffeebreak

    This is a delicious, rich and filling yet light rice pudding recipe for everyone who loves coconut! (Makes 2) Ingredients: 70 gram short-grain rice 400 ml coconut milk 150 ml full fat milk 1 teaspoon vanilla sugar 3 tablespoon sugar 2 teaspoons of lemon zest ½ of mango, peeled Method: In a saucepan place rice,…

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  • Chestnut Risotto

    May 12, 2010thecoffeebreak

    Risotto is traditional Italian dish and literally translates as ‘little rice’. There are hundreds of risotto recipes with different ingredients such as meat, fish, and vegetables; white wine and different kind of cheeses can be used as well. Correctly cooked risotto is very creamy, rich and flavourful. (Serves 3-4) Ingredients: 200 gram chestnuts, washed and…

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  • Pilaf

    March 8, 2010thecoffeebreak

    Ingredients: 185 grams of rice ½ of chicken, chopped 1 onion, chopped 4-5 medium carrots, grated or finely chopped 2 garlic cloves, minced ½ can of tomato ½ l of chicken stock or water Salt, pepper to taste 2-3 bay leaves Oil Method: Heat up oil and fry chicken for 5 min. Then add onion,…

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