How do we even begin to talk about the wonderful staple that is rice? Cultures all over the world are using their local ingredients to prepare satisfying meals from this absorbent grain. Rice shines in casual comfort food you can cook in under 30 minutes, and in dishes for special occasions like weddings and religious …

New oi-IANS | Updated: Friday December 5, 2014, 17:44 [IST] New Delhi, December 5: The Delhi High Court has been informed by the city government’s food security service that samples of rice dishes collected by it from two popular restaurants here have been found to be unsafe. In an affidavit filed by the department, he …

Makes about ½ cup Do not let annatto seeds sizzle too strongly or turn black – the oil will taste bitter. You can reuse the seeds to make a second batch, if you wish. ½ cup olive oil 2 tablespoons of annatto seeds In a small saucepan over medium heat, heat the oil and annatto …

Fresh, casual restaurant announces expanded salad menu for summer 2014 Jackson, MS (RestaurantNews.com) Newk’s Eatery’s summer menu will feature a trio of delicious, refreshing salads, available for a limited time at its more than 70 restaurants. Starting in mid-May, the fresh and laid-back brand known for its culinary-inspired dishes will reintroduce last summer’s hugely popular …

A dish of chicken and rice served with salad and drizzled with white sauce.Jonathan Wiggs / Globe staff / Boston Globe Young chef Duy Tran opened his first restaurant last month in the Somerville space that was once East Asia. (Its name is pronounced “Doo-Wee,” hence the restaurant’s nickname.) He has created a menu that …

NOBODY knows the true origins of biryani, the South Asian rice dish. Some claim that it was created for the Mughal emperors, others that it was invented as the larva of the army ?? 16th century MRE. There is also not a single biryani. Dozens, if not hundreds, of varieties exist, each with its devout …