One of the most popular comfort foods (at least in my universe) is congee. It’s the perfect meal to eat during cold and rainy days. It’s also a great hangover meal for people who are trying to bounce back from a wild night of partying and boozing.
Congee is a rice porridge that is naturally thickened from the prolonged boiling of rice. It is considered a staple dish in many Asian countries. What makes congee so appealing is that the addition of different ingredients transforms the dish. The basic congee is the base for a many variations of the same meal, which is makes it quite appealing to prepare as a quick fix meal. Congee is also a platform for creativity. Consider it a blank canvas for different congee variations that can appeal to different types of people – from fish lovers, to vegetarians, to those who love meat. [Read more…]