A Silk Road Favorite
Panko Meets Mozzarella
This Afghan dish is typical of the cuisine of the Silk Road. The recipe is adapted from the version served as the Gandarmack Lodge in Kabul. It is basically a Risotto. Different types of Rice
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A Pure Vegetarian Dish
Tomatoes Meet Tomato Purée Meets Saffron
This vegetarian recipe from Amritsar,
India, uses Basmati Rice. If other varieties of Rice are used instead, the cooking time can be shortened, but the result will be different. Of course Basmati Rice is superior!
Tomatoes Stuffed with Basmati Rice
2 cups Basmati Rice (16 ounces)
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Unique Rice Variety
Greatest Long-Grain Rice
बास्मती)Rice, which comes from India and Pakistan, is one of the very special rice varieties, and highly prized for its texture and fragrance.
Basmati Rice is different from every other
Rice in the world.
Basmati Rice is available in both brown and white varieties. It is unusual in that it does not expand when it cooks, but the grains lengthen. It is prized for its nutty
The First Cross-Cultural Food
More Precious than the Ya-Hu Pearl
“What I call a gem is rice. If there is rice, the people are quiet; if there is no rice, the countryside revolts. Is it not better than the Ya-Hu pearl?” — Shang Wen
Rice – Tsuru Mai
Rice Basics: For centuries, rice has held an almost mystical significance in a large part of Asia.
Rice is the main staple food of at least 17 Pacific Rim countries. It is also an important food in parts of Africa, the Middle East, Latin American and the Caribbean.
Rice amounts to about one-fifth of all the calories consumed by human being worldwide.
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