I didn’t do the normal drying with fan step as It wasn’t a full duck and it was still a tasty duck dish regardless. I did mine in stages in fridge which dried the skin out in a container with cling film over top. Not traditional but when in a hurry to do it was a good outcome.
Away for 4day weekend for a wedding on a tight budget at the moment as unexpected expenses cropped up 2 days before leaving so decided to make own meals as we were able to get accommodation with a kitchenette. So here are the meals.
Miroccan spice lifted this beans and rice as a good dish hot or cold.
A quick breakfast fried rice to use up mushrooms that needed to be used. I also used up some cooked rice for this one.
There are many types of rice now available on the market. This list doesn’t cover all of them but its my go to ones I use regularly when having rice with dishes. I cook rice in absorption method where the water covers the rice (about 1 thumbnail above the raw rice) and cook in microwave for 10minutes. Then don’t drain it just fluff it with a fork. The water absorbs into the rice hence its the absorption method of cooking it.
Tip: I have since watched a documentary last week on rice and whether its healthy to eat. The show highlighted the fact its ok but it needs to be rinsed overnight to remove the arsenic in it. Without soaking it first for a long time the arsenic is still in it. Once it is soaked overnight its ok to eat when its then drained and cooked. Continue reading