Sushi rice or sushi meshi is a short grained rice that is seasoned with salt, vinegar and sugar. Short grain Japanese rice is more glutinous than other types of Asian rice, it is this property that will make it stickier when you have finished.
Originally from Thailand, Jasmine is not commonly used in South East Asia. It is a long grain rice and has a little bit of a floral aroma and a soft slightly sticky texture when cooked, it is similar to basmati rice but a little shorter and thicker.
If you are Italian please forgive me for this, Cooking risotto is supposed to be done the old fashioned labour intensive way, slaving and sweating over a pan cooking an awesome risotto.
Brown rice can just as easily be cooked in a rice cooker, the big difference is that white rice has had the bran layer stripped from it so it cooks a little quicker.
Cooking wild rice in a rice cooker is actually surprisingly easy but is takes a lot longer than normal rice to cook. You will have to cook the rice up to about 50 mins, so you should plan accordingly.
For me Quinoa is a little bit like cous cous, it is not great on its own, but what a great base for many dishes. It has a funny name and is pronounced (keen-wah).
As aspiring home chefs, my husband and I have a special affinity for our cast iron pieces. When seasoned properly, cast iron is a naturally non-stick surface that can go from stove to table retaining a dish’s heat and charming diners aesthetically.
How Does a Rice Cooker Work ? and other questions that you might be asking when it comes to using your Rice cooker. In this post we look and a number of used for the rice cooker including how to make sushi rice, basmati rice and even how best to cook brown rice