Category: Grains and Legumes

Fried Sticky Rice Balls with Toasted Sesame and Scallions

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OMG, this is just WAY too exciting! A week ago, a REALLY REALLY awesome commenter called Nina pointed out that there exists a rice called “sweet brown rice”, which was the brown version of white glutinous rice.

I was like… OMFG IT EXISTS? Of course, I had to hunt it down, because I LOVE the sticky texture of glutinous rice, and what’s better than having it as brown rice, to include all the nutrients? Continue reading

Sesame Rice Balls with Caramelised Onions and Tempeh

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AHHH I AM SO OBSESSED WITH RICE STUFF RIGHT NOW!

Ever since I tasted just how GOOD glutinous rice goes with brown rice, I can’t stop making it. I always like to use a combination of both because brown rice is heaps healthier, but I also love the stickiness of the glutinous white rice. It’s apparently a completely different type of rice. Continue reading

Sticky Rice Roll (Fan Tuan) with Crispy French Fries & Tempeh Mince

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OH MY GOD! This is like, one of my CRAZY ideas!

Get ready to hear this crazy story on how I came up with it. SO yes, I’ve always seen those mouthwatering fan tuan (rice rolls) on the internet, and they’re like a famous Taiwanese dish. I know from pictures that it’s wrapped with meat floss and you tiao, which is deep fried. Continue reading