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national rice week

A real crowd pleaser

14-20 September 2020

Rice Up Your Life during national rice week by either cooking your fave childhood rice dish, or trying a brand new one >>more

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welcome to the rice association

The UK is nation of foodies, and rice is a product which has capitulated itself right into our hearts and our homes. Sales of rice have gone up 450% since the 1970s.

Not only do we eat a lot of rice, we also think about it quite some too .. So, if you want to satisfy your curiosity and get answers to your rice-based wonderings, you've come to the right place! Here you can find out ...

  • how rice is grown and milled;
  • the many different varieties of rice and their individual characteristics; 
  • the nutritional contribution; 
  • some top tips to make sure you're a recognised authority on cooking with rice; 
  • along with a recipe selection with solutions for quick and tasty midweek meals, labour-of-love dinner party delights and everything in between. 

This September, The Rice Association is inviting everyone to Rice Up Your Life for National Rice Week (14th – 20th September). With so many different kinds of rice to choose from including basmati, long grain, fragrant, risotto and pudding, there are almost endless ways to enjoy this nutritious and versatile grain. So, this National Rice Week, why not cook up one of your favourite rice dishes or discover a new one by trying a different kind of rice.