Long grain rice, ideal to accompany any dish
IT’S SPECIAL BECAUSE:
The kitchen brings people together: brings the scents of distant cultures into the kitchen!
HOW TO USE:
You can use long grain rice for tasty side dishes, ideal in combination with meat, fish or vegetable dishes.
LIVE BETTER WITH TASTE:
The health benefits of rice derive from its easily assimilable carbohydrates, its noble proteins and the absence of allergens that can cause annoying reactions.
THE NUTRITIONIST RECOMMENDS.
Rice carbohydrates are easily assimilated because, being organized in much smaller grains than those of other cereals, your stomach digests them immediately and transforms them into prompt energy.
– It supports the Italian rice supply chain through the “We are all rice grains” project
– Produced with a lowered environmental impact: we recycle production waste and convert it into the energy we use in our plant, reducing CO2 emissions
HAVE FUN COOKING
A demonstration of what you can create with our rice
Paloo is the Kirgiz version of a dish that in the Central Asia is commonly called Plov. It’s made of pieces of meat (usually mutton or beef, sometimes chicken) fried in a big qazan (a cast iron cauldron) and mixed with fried chopped carrots, jiuicai (Chinese chive) and cooked rice. The dish is garnished with fried garlic cloves and red peppers. Shirin Paloo is a vegetarian dish where meat has been replaced with dried fruits, such as prunes, apricots and raisins.
Kormas comes probably from Persia. The name derives from the Hindi word that means “braising”: it’s the type of cooking, since the meat or vegetables are braised in a pot with little quantities of liquid, (yogurt or water).
Known as the “king of meals”, Palov employs vegetables, rice, meat and spices, and there are up to 200 varieties. The importance of this dish for the Tajik communities is summarized in the popular saying: “If you eat Oshi Palov at someone’s house, you have to respect him/her for 40 years.” Groups of men or women prepare it either in their home or in the tea houses, while they socialize, play music or sing. The knowledge bound to the practice is handed down from generation to generation in families and cooking schools.
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