Cooking with rice

Being able to cook light fluffy rice or a rich, creamy risotto are both enviable skills. And ones well within your grasp. So take a deep breath, have a sip of wine maybe, get reading and then give it a go.

We've got a couple of step-by-step videos with hints and tips for perfecting basmati rice and cooking a luxurious risotto. Take a look below.


An aromatic, long grain rice, Basmati has long, slender grains, which are not sticky and characterised by a light aroma. This video this will show you how to ensure you have perfect, fluffy basmati rice every time.


To make a perfect risotto there are four stages to follow to ensure the desired rich creaminess is achieved. In this simple to follow video our chef will show you how to create a delicious mushroom risotto.