Jewelled Rice

Preparation info
  • Serves


    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      1 hr 5

Appears in
The Jewelled Kitchen

By Bethany Kehdy

Published 2013

  • About

The berries, nuts and dried fruits mirror the effect of precious stones in this dish, with its elaborate layers of texture.


  • 40 g/ oz/¼ cup currants
  • 60 g<


  1. Soak the currants in a bowl of water for 10 minutes until swollen. Put the barberries in a separate bowl of water and soak for 5 minutes. Drain both and pat dry separately. Set aside.
  2. Peel the orange, removing all the pith. Cut the peel into very thin strips, then transfer to a small saucepan. Add enough cold water to cover, then bring to the boil over a medium