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What? No Rice?! 30/07/2013

Filed under: foraging — foraginglondon @ 13:22

Again the recipient of this. A great alternative to rice, yet equally nice and healthy

Waiting for the sun

Risotto is one of my favourite foods. I love making it, adding the stock and mixing the  rice in anticipation for that moment when the rice is just right; not hard but not ‘rice pudding’ soft. I also love the diversity or Risotto. You can create such great flavour combinations and experimenting is really fun. It can be a light starter or a meal in a bowl, depends on the size and creaminess.

The thing is, rice isn’t one of the allowed foods on the SCD diet.

I found recipes using cauliflower a rice substitute, but felt the cauli’s flavour was too strong and not to J’s taste, so I decided to try celeriac instead. Turns out, celeriac has a great savoury flavour which isn’t overpowering. It’s widely grown in the UK and seams to be in season all year round. We used it as plain rice for an indian style dish…

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One Response to “What? No Rice?!”

  1. Interesting – and I forget just how versatile a veg celeriac is.


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