When I heard about the #ricelove bloghop on for the month of September featuring any kind of rice dish, I was eager to jump in. But with a half-finished kitchen, I was hoping I could get the recipe out of my head and tested sooner than later. So, as soon the stove got hooked up and the countertop was put in, I got to work.
I’ve always loved the mango sticky rice dessert at our local Thai restaurant but I wanted to try a version featuring brown jasmine rice (the dietitian in me loves the whole grain aspect – the food lover in me likes the nutty taste.) I thought of candied ginger in place of fresh for a texture twist. And while shopping at Trader Joe’s this weekend, I found the perfect complimentary ingredient for a topping :
Do you have a favorite rice dish?