0 In Bigger Bites/ Food

black rice fritters

 
Black Rice (or Forbidden Rice) has a somewhat scary and unappetizing look. About the only thing pretty in the cooking process is the color of the water (or milk) in which it was cooked. A rich magenta color fills the pot, but the end product is still black and dismal. Well, enough dissing this magical grain, because I love it. The rice has a sweetness that picks up flavors and spices well. 
But I don’t often like a plain scoop of rice. I enjoy transforming the grain somehow (i.e. sushi or risotto), so this fritters recipe jumped out at me as a must-try. While it is a two part process, neither portion is difficult. The end result is amazing: the outside has a slightly fried crunch while the inside is the texture of perfectly cooked rice. I even thought about, next time, 
using this as a faux hamburger bun.
And, if you’re looking for a fresh take on brussels sprouts this spring, find my inspiration here!

tell all
Share

You Might Also Like

An advocate of dynamite brands that rewrite industry rules for fair trade practices and conscious consumerism.

Big this month

Sharing a recipe for cider poached pears with Our Place dinnerware

November 20, 2020

sharing my little kids gift guide 2020 for the holidays / leslie musser one brass fox

November 07, 2020