It has a light and fluffy texture. It is known for its aroma and taste. Varieties of aromatic rice include basmati and jasmine. In Japan, aromatic rice has been cultivated since ancient times, and used for festival or receptions.
Glutinous rice appears white and short-grained. It becomes extremely sticky when cooked and is used to make rice cakes and various kinds of desserts and processed to make rice snacks.
This rice is originally from China. Nowadays, it is cultivated in many Asian countries, such as Nepal and Laos. Green rice is glutinous rice. It is stickier and has a sweeter flavor than regular glutinous rice.
Brown rice is slightly brown and harder and grainer than the other types of rice. Brown rice has the whole kernel intact, and the kernel is still surrounded by all layers of bran.
Non-glutinous rice is somewhat transparent and is most commonly used in general rice cooking. It is completely polished when processed.
Wild rice is harder and denser than true rice, it must be cooked longer to become soft enough to be eaten.
It is glutinous rice and it’s bran has a black color. It is sometimes sold under the label of “Forbidden Rice.” High in nutrients and rare, “Forbidden Rice” may have gotten its name since only emperors in China were allowed to eat it.
It is said to be the first rice to come to Japan from ancient China. It has red husk, rather than the much more common brown. It is not sticky since it contains high amylose. It has plenty of protein and vitamins.
Rice For Sake
This rice is the ingredient for sake. Rice is milled from 25% to even 60% to shave off unnecessary protein and starch for sake. Generally, brewer’s rice is bigger than other rice.
Rice has a history dating back to 2500 B.C., and it continues to be vital world-wide today.
Japanese religious myths state that they believed ancient gods were in each and every grain of rice
Rice is the most consumed grain by the entire human race, over 481 metric tons in 2014!
This grain helps to sustain over two-thirds of the entire world
It's A Part of a Healthy Lifestyle:
This gluten-free grain plays an important role in maintaining a healthy diet.
Rice promotes a functioning and healthy digestive system
This complex carbohydrate keeps you satisfied longer than other carbohydrates, such as bread
Each grain of rice contains key vitamins and proteins that can help to prevent disease
Where is it used?
Rice is used globally for a number of different products. Here are a few of our favorites: