Tuesday, December 26, 2006

My Christmas shrimp jollof rice. Whatever jo!



Okay, u guys won't be able to see the individual grains, that's 'cos i used two different brands of rice. I realized the Uncle Bens rice i had wouldn't be enough so i decided to mix it with the Carolina brand. Of course, one cooks faster than the other. It still tasted scrumptous (sp?), but the individual grains didn't come out like it always does whenever i cook jollof rice, at the same time it didn't come out looking like rice pudding (lol), even though it may appear so from the pix (darn camera, i need a 10.0 MP). It was looking too orange, so i decided to garnish it with some green pepper. Reminds me of my Food and Nutrition practical exam back in high school with dem Mrs. Emenike and Mrs. Awurum, teaching us how to design the food, like seriously who cares? The middle was looking too bare, so i made a heart shape thingy in there. Yeah, yeah whatever, i know it doesn't quite look heart-shaped. By the way, i got lots of compliments for my famous shrimp jollof rice. What do u guys think?

17 comments:

temmy tayo said...

Alright bunnie, why didnt you cook beans? LOL
Glad to know that you had loads of fun jare. Take care.

By the way I am first, do I get to taste out of the rice??

NaijaBloke said...

I was just saying which kain orange rice be this and come to think of it ..it actually looks like ....LOL

So u r trying to tell us that ur neighbours enjoyed ur orange rice abi?

U take care

Cherub (former Bijouxoxo) said...

@Temmy: Beans ke? Who eats beans for Christmas? If i had made beans, people would've been farting like crazy. Email me ur address so i canpost some rice to you.

@Naijabloke: Looks like what? U cook yours and let's see how it turns out. YES, They enjoyed my jollof rice.

LondonBuki said...

SHrimp Jollof Rice :-)

Sounds Yummy!!! Send some my way too please!

Merry Xmas!

DiAmOnD hawk said...

hey chicka....get some jumbo shrimp and hook them around the edges...also you can thinly slice the peppers and make like a circular thing or .....
whatever jare
looks good...

Nilla said...

@ Cherub

finally able to get to your blog through someone elses blog...
Thanks for stopping by my blog..will be stalking you now (j/k)
.

Your food really looks scrumptuous..lol
What do i think?? I'm thinking i'm hungry now...totally your fault :-(

Cherub (former Bijouxoxo) said...

@LondonBuki: Send me ur addy lemme post some to u.

@Diamond: You know garnishing with some jumbo shrimp, would look nice. Why didn't i think of it? Even using the green pepper was an afterthought 'cos 'twas looking too orange.

@Nilla: Thanks. I wonder if it's 'cos u've switched to the new blogger. Blogger don craze finish.

Nilla said...

I didn't switch....but i think i signed up for my blog account with the new blogger.

Belle said...

oh oh!! looks like we've got some creative people in the house! lol

Anonymous said...

Lol @ Mrs. Awurum and Emenike,
i didnt take F&N but men you
f&n girls could cook (the hungry
boarder in me)

Biodun said...

It looks good, but the green pepper is cracking me up though, u get an A for trying to give a good presentation, so when r u posting mine now. Sorry I never replied to ur e-mail, ur welcome!

Desola Peperenpe said...

Hahaha...omo yi oni pa mi o. What is that thing on top of the rice? What is it for? Is that in lieu of goat meat abi wetin? You no get money for meat? Lol...

Angel Cherub, ma da mi lohun o, you just cracked me up with that presentation right there. I was laughing so hard but it looked really nice! Well done! For effort, i'll give you a 10!

I'm sure you had a fantastic christmas and yes, I have missed you and always glad to read from you. I like this new blog though.

Cherub (former Bijouxoxo) said...

@belle: lemme not find out that u're mocking me mehn!

@Anon: Yeah! all u hungry boarders, i remember y'all would be lining up by the hallway, waiting for us to come out so u could pounce on our lil' experiment.

@Biodun: Yeah, the green pepper thingy was an after thought, didn't even have the patience to slice 'em thinly.

@Aunty Desola peperenpe: Anoda Dessy is a counterfeit! How now? Na me u yab like dis? My duty was to cook rice, besides there was so much meat already. Thanks, just went back to my F & N dayzz mehn.

Vera Ezimora said...

yeye girl... u obviously dont know ur shapes if you're calling that thing a heart *hisses*

Calabar Gal said...

It looks scrumptious Cherub!! Kudos to you!!

Merry Xmas and best wishes for the New Year ahead!!! Cheers!!!

azuka said...

Why could I smell it from here? Hunger?

The Life of a Stranger called me said...

Very Nice - mmm yum yum. kai u know rice is one of my favourite dishes - I know I know - its so simple. anyways Im sure its as tasty as it looks.