6 Quickie Meal Secrets from Busy People Around the World
Steal these go-to dinner staples from cooks in other countries and watch how fast supper's on the table.
Brazil: Use Basic Ingredients for Non-Boring Rice
We've come to rely on white rice, but the trusty side can taste awfully bland. Brazilians prefer their rice to have a flavor of its own, so they sauté the uncooked grains first in some oil with garlic, onion and a bay leaf. It's a small step that won't take long but will add a delicious depth to your basic grilled chicken, salad and rice dinner.
Get the recipe: Simple Pilaf, Brazilian-Style