National Rice Week 2023
National Rice Week 2023 is an opportunity to Rice Up Your Life!
We’re back for the sixth year, from Monday 11 to Sunday 17 September, celebrating all types of rice and the many delicious dishes that can be cooked with them.
Rice is one of the most convenient, easy to cook and great value foods available and National Rice Week is the perfect opportunity to widen your recipe repertoire!
From creating ‘fakeaways’ at home, to easy suppers for friends and delicious and nutritious meals for all the family, there are so many ways to enjoy and celebrate this nutritious and versatile grain.
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.
Perhaps you’ve never cooked a risotto, or made your own rice pudding? Do you want to know how to makegreat sticky rice or what the best rice is for your favourite curry? Or ever wondered what the difference is between basmati and long grain rice*? You can find the answers to all these questions, lots of exciting recipes for all kinds of rice, as well ashandy tips from the experts.
Although each type of rice has its own texture and flavour they share the same nutritional benefits that can contribute towards a healthy balanced diet. Rice is low in fat, cholesterol and sodium, high in energy, packed full of vitamins and minerals (vitamin E, B vitamins and potassium) – so make a date with National Rice Week this September and Rice Up Your Life!