Organic Long Grain White Rice
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Gluten-Free | Non-GMO | Kosher
First grown in China thousands of years ago, rice has travelled the globe to become a staple food in cultures the world over. This is no surprise as rice is affordable and rich in carbohydrates that give you energy. Depending on how it is processed, rice has different properties and can be used for different dishes. Long grain white rice has the hull, bran, and germ removed, leaving it a brilliant white color with a mild flavor. Try our long grain white rice – it is a versatile addition to anyone’s family table.
Compared to short and medium grain rice, our long grain white rice cooks up light and fluffy. It has a mild taste and is incredibly versatile. It is a perfect vessel for curries or stews, it can be added to soups, served porridge-style with savory or sweet flavors, and is delicious added to cold salads.
Basic Cooking Instructions:
Rinse rice before use. Bring 1 ½ cups of water and 1 cup of rice to a boil. Add 1 tsp. salt. Cover saucepan with tight-fitting lid and cook on low heat for 40 minutes. Remove from heat, leaving lid on, and let stand covered for 10 minutes or until water is absorbed. Yields 3 cups.
Package should be carefully resealed after each use. Store in a cool dry place.
Long grain white rice is gluten-free and low fat.
It is a good source of carbohydrates. Carbohydrates turn into glucose that our bodies use for energy.
Beans, lentils and peas are often served with rice to make a complete vegetarian source of protein.
According to the Heart and Stroke Foundation, a vegetarian-based diet can help reduce the risk of heart disease and stroke by contributing to lower blood pressure, lower cholesterol, and lower weight.
In Asian countries, people eat 100kg of rice per year, on average.
Historically, rice has been used as currency. In fact, it is still used as currency today in some countries.
Rice and cars? Toyota means “bountiful rice field” in Japanese, whereas Honda means “main rice field”.
Rice is actually grown in water. 1kg of rice will take up to 1432 liters of water to grow.