Comfort Rice

Sometimes I feel low. Very low. Usually, pasta is my comfort food. Often, eggs.

But sometimes, this dish comes up.

Full of goodness and umami, it’s ready to eat on your sofa with a warm blanket and the latest episode of your favourite series.

First, boil some rice. The best is risotto rice, Carnaroli or Arborio. Cook it in broth, instead of just salted water.

While the rice is boiling, break an very fresh egg in a bowl and beat it lightly with two huge heaps of grated parmesan.

When it’s ready, strain the rice and quickly mix it in the egg&parmesan (so the egg cooks slightly).

Sit down and enjoy.

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About Full Of Daisies

I am permanently in love. Things I like: purple, pasta, silk, autumn, the smell of mould, candles, cachi, having friends, water, new things, rice, eggs (all eggs!), fresh grass, olive trees, shiny things, glitter, hanging objects, windcatchers, wind, couscous, wasabi, carnivores, presents, snow, leaves, orchids, feathers, cappelletti, meat, fruit (all fruit), more del gelso (Morus alba L.), pigs, candles, christmas, polenta fritta!, separating egg whites from yokes in my hands, cartoons, dragons, the ocean, nudibranchi, cows, mercury (the metal), cosmos (the flowers), thunderstorms, Mika, turtles, acquariums, green and blue (mixed), siccamores, spring, snails, 24, porc with a sweet sauce (apple, cranberry, tomatoes jam), looking at a swimming pool upsidedown and underwater, english accent, open-minded people, driving, blue skies, checkered tablecloths, butterflies, books and cartoons in rhyme, painting eggs, the star-shadows that football players have, silver, laughing, Vivaldi, bells and chimes, white and purple, creating. Complete Happiness: Early morning. Sun, with a breeze; a pond with water lilies. A house, with a garden, full of plants. A vegetable patch, lemon, orange and mandarin trees. Cosmos everywhere. Birds in the trees; a tortoise eating the salad from the vegetable patch; a mammal (I couldn’t decide which one would make me happier) close by. No houses for as far as the eye can see. Me, a man that loves me and that I love. Friends coming over for a lunch that I have to prepare, and have all the ingredients for all ready in the kitchen.

2 comments

  1. Wow, I’ve never heard of this and sounds amazing in its simplicity. Will try for sure next time I don’t feel like cooking so much.

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