recipes comes from Dancer
and Graphic artist Martin James. Martin, who originally
comes from New Zealand, is now living with his
wife and children in Copenhagen as he is currently
principal Dancer with The Royal Danish Ballet.
You will be able to find out more about Martin
when his Biography page is published.
so gifted it seems unfair that Martin should also
be talented in the kitchen as well but he has
agreed to share some of his recipes with us which
is great news.
2 medium onions, sliced
1 teaspoon cumin seeds
1 cinnamon stick
4 cardamon seeds, bruised
3 whole cloves
1 teaspoon turmeric
1 cup basmati rice
400ml can coconut cream
1/2 cup water
ghee in large frying pan, add onions, fry over
medium heat for about 4 minutes or until onions
in seeds, cinnamon, cardamom, cloves and turmeric,
stir over medium heat for 2 minutes.
in rice, stir over heat a further minute.
in coconut cream and water, bring to boil.
mixture into greased ovenproof dish (8 cup capacity).
bake in moderate oven about 25 minutes or until
all liquid is absorbed and rice is tender.
and discard cinnamon stick. Stir pilau with
fork before serving.