This wonderful cookbook features a fascinating range of 120 imaginative rice and risotto recipes. The chapters include soups and salads; entrees and accompaniments; risottos; famous rice dishes; and desserts, cakes, and pastries. All of the recipes are easy to follow with clear step-by-step instructions. Each recipe has a full color photo.
FYI There are many kinds of rice. Long-grain white or brown rice; Basmati rice, sometimes called the Champagne or king of rice is from India and Pakstan and has a distinctive perfume; Italian risotto rice; Spanish calaspara and la bomba rice; pudding rice -grown in North and South Carolina; jasmine rice from Thailand; Black sweet or glutinous rice; Camargue red rice from south France and wild rice.
Popular dishes are Lamb Biriyani, Kedgeree, Spanish Paella, Risotto primavera, and Dolmades as well as unusual contemporary dishes such as Beet, Dried Cherry & Red Wine Risotto; Wild Arugula & Tomato Risotto with Mozzarella; Fennel Risotto with Vodka; Black Rice Dessert with Mango Salad; or Orange-Scented rice Dessert.