My excellent blogger chum at Chic It Yourself is full of ideas to keep up appearances on a budget. If you love sales, crafts and quirky tips this is the blog for you. I love Wagamamas, but I always have the same thing, yaki soba - not very interesting. CIY put up this recipe for Katsu Curry from another BBC food blog by Gizzi Erskine and inspired me to try something new. So here we go - entering the third layer of food blogging!
I then rinse it once more in cold water before putting it into a sauce pan with a knob of butter. I fry the rice in butter and then cover the rice with water, bring to the boil. Once it's boiled for a few minutes, I take the rice off the heat, cover, and let it steam for 10-15 minutes.
Next, stir in 2tbsp of flour and 1tbsp of medium curry powder. The flour and curry powder will turn to a nice paste that coats the carrots. Slowly add the chicken stock. Spoon in the honey and splash in some soy (this is the healthy way to make sauces glossy, rather than using butter). Simmer for 20 minutes.
Meanwhile, across the kitchen . . .