Each one has its specialty: some are exclusive to sushi and others for paella, although it is true that, if you decided to put them in your salads, all of them would be much more tasty and original.
The versatility of these rice dishes, despite the fact that they are specialized for specific dishes, is as extensive as your imagination desires. And if, in addition, you take into account their beneficial properties in their proper use, not to mention their flavor and versatility, there will be no “buts” to add them to your new gastronomic creations.
If you are thinking of making paella, this is your rice. It is a variety of round grain, considered medium and one of the best in the world with a limited production due to its delicate and intense care.
This from La Fallera is preferred by rice experts, as it has optimal texture qualities that make your recipes always stay on point. Aromas and flavors of the Mediterranean are perfectly maintained and make it a privilege for international palates and, above all, for lovers of the best Valencian paellas. Cooking time is approximately 20 minutes.
However, if you are thinking of entertaining your guests with the best sushi homemade, here we bring you one of the main ingredients: this japonica variety rice Koshihikari special, with fat and short grains and one of the most popular in Japan, since with it you will easily shape and cook your pieces of sushi, nigiri Y maki, with 100% Japanese rice, to which you can add your favorite condiments: salmon, tuna, prawns, etc. This variety of Shiro is used by the best Asian restaurants and has a recommended cooking time of 12 minutes, although it is less when cooked in a Japanese rice cooker or electric pot. 1 kilo for 9.97 euros.
This is a mix of different long grain rices so you can try a bit of all of them. Among them you will find rice basmati brown rice, red rice and wild rice, from organic farming.
The approximate cooking time is a little longer than the previous ones, specifically from 30 to 35 minutes and to cook it properly, you must add a portion of the mixture of these rices for three of water.
We recommend that you serve it boiled, sautéed or fried, although it is also great in salads, soups or as an accompaniment to meat dishes. This Biográ package contains 250 g and costs 3.34 euros.
This type may sound familiar to you because it is the most used in weight loss diets, due to its excellent water retention capacity. Also, Konjac pasta shirataki (with its main ingredient, glucomannan, which makes it suitable for weight loss) contributes to the maintenance of normal blood cholesterol levels. This vegan and gluten-free source of healthy fibres, is usually consumed for its consistent and gelatinous texture and not so much for its taste.
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