FORBIDDEN PURPLE TREASURE!

img_2348This is really an addendum to my post on cooking forbidden rice in the simmering basket. I was so excited at an added advantage of cooking it this way I simply had to share it straight away! Continue reading

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NO LONGER FORBIDDEN RICE PUDDING

img_2305Black rice is called Pulut Hitam in Malay and Kavuni Arisi in Tamil and in China was known as Forbidden Rice as it was only allowed to be eaten by royalty or the very wealthy.  It is sticky and lends itself deliciously to desserts sweetened with raw sugar and  coconut milk and in Thailand is eaten with fresh mango.  If you haven’t tried it you don’t know what you are missing! Continue reading