Category: Rice, Grains, Dried Beans, Chickpeas, Lentils

Stirring Pot of Polenta for Fontina & Thyme
Rice, Grains, Dried Beans, Chickpeas, Lentils

Polenta With Fontina And Thyme

I made this polenta the first time on a rainy November night and served it alongside braised lamb shanks. It was the absolute perfect thing to accompany the lamb. But, don’t hesitate to serve it with steak, chicken or pork.

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Assembled Ingredients for Middle Eastern Couscous
Rice, Grains, Dried Beans, Chickpeas, Lentils

Middle Eastern Couscous

I seem to be making more and more Moroccan type foods these days and this couscous is so good and would make an excellent accompaniment to lamb but by all means do try it with other things too. Makes 6

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Yellow and Red Pepper Risotto with Zucchini Being Served from Black Pot
Rice, Grains, Dried Beans, Chickpeas, Lentils

Yellow And Red Pepper Risotto

Not only is the colour of this risotto gorgeous, it is absolutely delicious and one of our favourites.  With the addition of zucchini this is the perfect summer risotto, especially if your garden is overrun with them.  My favourite zucchini variety

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Ingredients Shown for Barley, Leek, Pea Risotto
Rice, Grains, Dried Beans, Chickpeas, Lentils

Barley Risotto With Leeks and Peas

Quite simply, I love barley whether in soups or a casserole or in my version of barley risotto. It is creamy and dare I say it, “good for you”. Makes 4 – 6 Servings 1 cup pearl barley, placed in a

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