Rice with honey

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Arroz con Miele - rice with honey. This is a very old dish it was served in the palaces of Byzantium. In the Iberian Peninsula it was introduced by Arabs and became a traditional dessert for the Spanish provinces such as Albacete, Jaen and Cadiz, where it is usually prepared for Easter. So, arroz con miele is a fragrant rice in honey caramel, dessert for big sweet tooth, and all the sweets of Arab origin.

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Ingredients for Rice with honey

Step by step instruction of cooking Rice with honey

Шаг 1

Boil 1/2 liter of water, add the rice and stir.

Шаг 2

When boiling, add the orange zest, saffron and cinnamon.
Cook until the rice is tender. Then drain in a sieve to drain excess liquid.

Шаг 3

While cooking the rice, heat in a deep frying pan or wide saucepan with olive oil. Add the honey.

Шаг 4

Leave to simmer on a low heat (not need to interfere) until the mixture acquires a caramel taste.

Шаг 5

Add the rice and cook for another 5 minutes.
Before serving, allow to cool completely.