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{thirsty thursday} — shitake mushroom and cippolini onion risotto w/ an authentic abbey

17 Jan

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i’m extra excited about risotto now. wanna know why?! besides the fact that it’s kinda fun to make – i just found out that risotto is naturally gluten-free… hooray for that!  it’s a rather starchy grain, and makes for an outstanding vegan dish such as this.  simple ingredients, simple cooking, COMPLEX flavour!  delicious.  i super heart risotto, and you should too… it’s easy to fall in love with it.  here’s what i made for this dish :

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forbidden colours

28 Mar

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i couldn’t think of a clever name for this dish, so i just made that silly title because i’m featuring forbidden rice and it’s full of colour.  so there.

i’m not sure how available forbidden rice is, but of course you can find it at whole foods market. what i love about it is the flavour.  it’s unique in that it is kind of sweet and of course i think it’s super cool that it’s purple!!  {almost black – it cooks up purple!} Continue reading

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