How to Make a Rice Border

Bordure de Riz

Preparation info

  • Difficulty


Appears in

The Picayune's Creole Cook Book

By The Times Picayune Publishing Company

Published 1901

  • About


  • A Cupful of Rice
  • A Quart of Boiling Water
  • A Tablespoonful of Butter
  • Salt to Taste


Boil the rice according to preceding recipe, using one cup to one quart of boiling water. Boil rapidly for fifteen minutes. Pour off any water that remains on top. Set in the oven to dry for about ten minutes. Then drain. Season with salt and pepper, and press into a well-buttered border mold. Put it in the oven and let it bake ten minutes. Take out. Place a dish on the mold. Turn it upside down, and remove the mold. The hollow space in the center can be filled with a White or Brown Fricassee of Chicken or Curry of Crawfish.