Risotto and Classic Rice CookingAuthor: Christine Ingram
Publisher: Lorenz Books
Edition: Hardback with plc and jacket
Publish date: July 2007
150 recipes celebrate the best rice recipes around the world, including risotto, biryani, pilaff, sushi, fried rice, paella, jambalaya, kedgeree and rice pudding Describes and explains all the equipment, ingredients and cooking techniques needed to produce wonderful results every time A visual A-Z guide to rice types and their individual properties, and the dishes they are best suited to make Divided by region, the book features chapters on India, Asia, Greece, Turkey and the Middle East, Spain and Portugal, Italy, France, Cajun, Creole and Latin America, Africa and the Carribean, Great Britain, and North America Fully illustrated with 300 stunning photographs, including a beautiful image of every finished recipe to guarantee best results every time Features a range of amazing rice dishes for all occasions and from every global cuisine - classics such as Goan Shrimp Curry with Southern Style Rice from India, Lemongrass and Coconut Rice with Green Chicken Curry from South-East Asia, Seafood Paella and Risotto Milanese from Europe, Brazilian Pork and Rice Casserole from South America, Moroccan Spicy Meatballs with Red Rice from North Africa, and Californian Citrus Fried Rice from the USA No grain is as versatile or revered as rice, which forms the staple diet for billions of people on all the world's continents. Every major cuisine uses rice - it's texture, mild flavour and wholesome properties have been recognized as the ideal basis for creating an enormous range of dishes the world over. Divided by region, the book features chapters on India, Asia, Greece, Turkey and the Middle East, Spain and Portugal, Italy, France, Cajun, Creole and Latin America, Africa and the Carribean, Great Britain, and North America.This book explores the traditional, favourite and most popular dishes from the four corners of the globe. All the classics are here - Chicken Biryani, Mushroom Pilau, Sushi, Chinese Jewelled Rice, Celebration Paella, Scallop Risotto, Provençal Rice, Louisiana Rice, Carribean Chicken with Pigeon Pea Rice, and Wild Rice Pilaf.Illustrated with 300 stunning photographs, all showcased in a bright, fresh, contemporary design, this book will inspire and delight. There are clear and concise step by step instructions for each recipe, and cook's tips throughout to guarantee successful results.The book contains a visual A-Z guide to rice types and their individual properties, and the dishes they are best suited to make. There is advice on the equipment you will need and on all the classic rice cooking methods. All in all, with images, text from a leading author, directories, background information and the sensational recipe collection, this is the only book on rice you will ever need.