Tips for Cooking Jasmine Rice

Tips for Cooking Jasmine Rice

While cooking rice is fairly straight forward, there are actually little things you can do to make it even better! We do this all the time  when making rice dishes, and it always yields yummier results! Ingredients: 1 ½ cup rice 1 ¾ cups water pinch salt Method: The important part when cooking rice is to rinse it properly. Place rice in a large bowl and cover with water. Rub your fingers through to rinse all the starch out of the rice. Drain water off and repeat this process until the water draining off is clear not milky. Place rice in a pot and cover with water, the water should be about an inch higher than the level of the rice. Bring rice to boil uncovered then turn down the heat to the lowest setting. Cover and simmer until the rice absorbs all the water. Turn heat off and allow to sit for 10 minutes. Use a plastic spoon to fluff the rice up. As a general rule 1 ½ cups of raw rice is about 3 ½ cups cooked rice....
Saganaki Prawns

Saganaki Prawns

For those of you who’ve attended an event we’ve catered for, you’ve probably tried the Saganaki Prawns. They’re one of our most popular bowl foods, and are often requested! Well, as a special treat, we’re going to share our recipe with you – we hope you love them as much as we do! Don’ forget, if you make them, use our hashtag – #welovefoodbyhospest so we can see! Ingredients: Olive oil spray ½ brown onion, finely chopped 1 garlic cloves 40ml (1/3 cup) white wine 1 tbs ouzo 400ml passata 250ml (1 cup) water ½ tbs dried oregano leaves 120g dried risoni pasta ½ kg green prawns 60g reduced-fat feta, crumbled 2 tbs chopped fresh parsley 1 tbs fresh oregano leaves Method: Cook the onion and garlic over medium heat, stirring occasionally, for 3 minutes or until soft. Add the wine and ouzo, and simmer for 2 minutes. Add the passata, water and dried oregano. Reduce heat to low. Simmer for 15 minutes or until the sauce thickens. Taste and season with salt and pepper. Cook the risoni in salted boiling water following packet directions. Drain and stir in . tablespoons of the fresh oregano. Spray the prawns with oil and season with salt and pepper. Cook the prawns in the oven for 5 minutes until cooked through. Reheat the passata mixture over low heat and stir in half the feta. Enjoy!  ...

Harvey Norman – The Video!

How hot was it last week? I can’t believe Autumn is supposed to start next week and in parts of Australia it’s been 40 degrees and climbing! Well, one thing you can do to cool off and relax is eat a bunch of our delicious seafood, paired with some lovely wine. Like the folks in this video did at one of our events! If you’re looking for someone to cater your event, don’t hesitate to contact...