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The Roasting Tin Around the World

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All-In-One Pilau Rice with Mushrooms and Saffron

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Although I am something of a purist when it comes to pilau rice (the one my mother makes with cashew nuts is quite possibly the best thing I’ve ever eaten), this oven version with mushrooms is a new go-to – incredibly flavoursome for how little time it takes to put together. This dish will look beautiful with girolles or chanterelles if you can get them in season, but it’s just as good year-round with chestnut mushrooms.

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Ingredients

saffron
chestnut or wild mushrooms, whole if small, halved if large
basmati rice, rinsed
vegetable stock
bay leaf
unsalted butter
unsalted cashew nuts
fresh coriander, chopped (optional)
To serve:
natural yogurt

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From the book: The Roasting Tin Around The World

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