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Rice – a staple food in sophisticated recipes

Do you want to learn how to use rice in sophisticated recipes that will impress your guests? Here you will find recipes with rice that are tastier and easier to make.

Did you know that:

Over 40,000 types of rice are grown in the world. Rice was cultivated for the first time in China from where it spread to other Asian countries and then to the rest of the world. There are several types of rice such as aromatic rice (Basmati and Jasmine), long, medium or small and round grain rice or brown rice. The most widespread is white rice.

The benefits of rice

The carbohydrates in rice are metabolized in the human body and are transformed into energy. The vitamins and minerals contained in rice also increase the level of energy in the body.

Because it is low in fat, it is recommended in obesity prevention and control diets.

What we need to know when preparing rice dishes:

Rice can be used in a variety of recipes, both as the main ingredient and as a secondary ingredient. Thus, rice can be used as filling in cabbage rolls, peppers, pumpkins, and tomatoes or pilaf, rice with milk, puddings.

To boil the rice properly and well it is important to know that 3 cups of water are needed to a cup of rice.

Choosing the pan in which you will cook the rice is just as important as choosing the right rice for a recipe. The pan should be large enough for the rice to triple its volume, made of stainless steel and have a thick bottom for uniform heat distribution.

Do not rush to replace one type of rice in one recipe with another because the result may not be the same. Replacing one type of rice with another may be a wrong decision because each type of rice has its taste and texture. Whether you want a recipe with Basmati rice or Jasmine rice, a recipe with brown, white or red rice, here you will find the desired recipes along with the type of rice recommended for each of them.