Ginger Pineapple Fried Rice

Ginger pineapple fried rice, a perfect use for leftover rice, makes a delicious side dish for shrimp, pork, or chicken. Have leftover plain rice? This Ginger Pineapple Fried Rice is a great rice side dish for shrimp, pork, or chicken that calls for starting with chilled, cooked rice. I grilled some shrimp with some fresh pineapple the other day and […]

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Baby Bok Choy with Cashews

Bok choy is quick and easy! Learn how to make this bok choy that is simple, yet delicious, in just 15-minutes. All you need is baby bok choy, olive oil, garlic, green onions, and roasted, salted cashews. “Simple is Best” Bok Choy Sometimes the simplest things are the most enjoyable. My mother whipped up this quick and easy baby bok […]

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How to Cook and Eat an Artichoke

Artichokes are so good for you and so delicious! Here’s how to cook and eat them. I can imagine, that if you didn’t grow up eating artichokes and if you were encountering them for the first time, they might seem a little intimidating! How one cooks and eats an artichoke is not obvious from its appearance. The artichoke is actually […]

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Lentil, pepper & spinach balti

Total time: 20 minutes Serves:4 Ingredients 300g essential Waitrose Basmati Rice1 tbsp vegetable oil1 onion, chopped1 red pepper, diced½ x 200g jar Cooks’ Ingredients Balti Curry Paste400g can essential Waitrose Lentils, drained400g can essential Waitrose Chopped Tomatoes260g pack essential Waitrose Spinach Method 1. Boil the rice according to pack instructions, then drain well. 2. Meanwhile, heat the oil in a […]

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Spinach and pine nut couscous

Total time: Ready in 10 minutes Serves:2 Ingredients 1 vegetable stock cube1 tsp rose harissa paste150g essential Waitrose Couscous1 tbsp olive oil25g pine nuts1 bunch salad onions, sliced150g essential Waitrose Spinach Method 1. Mix the stock cube and harissa with 200ml boiling water and pour over the couscous, cover and leave for 5 minutes before fluffing up with a fork. […]

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Almond and brown rice horchata

Preparation time: 10 minutes, plus overnight soaking Cooking time: 0 minutes Total time: 10 minutes, plus overnight soaking Serves:4 Ingredients 100g whole skin-on almonds 50g brown basmati rice ½ cinnamon stick 3 medjool dates, pitted ½ tsp vanilla extract pinch sea salt  Method 1. Put the almonds, rice and cinnamon stick in a large bowl, cover with cold water and […]

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