Tagged with congee

Breakfast of Champions

This isn’t the first thing most of you will think of when you read that phrase.  But this breakfast is the kind of old-country stick-to-your-ribs fare that my Armenian grandparents enjoyed. Now I make it for any time of day, and always relish it, especially during a winter like this, when you’re always fighiting the … Continue reading

Cozy Congee

The Chinese have a near lock on the perfect cold weather breakfast. It’s stick-to-your-ribs congee, or rice porridge, which is basically a small amount of rice cooked in a large amount of waer.  The version pictured here is 8-Treasure Congee, in addition to rice, it contains other grains, red (adzuki) beans, peanuts, lotus seeds, jujubes (like … Continue reading