Facts About RiceDID YOU KNOW THESE RICE FACTS
Rice as aHEALTHIER ALTERNATIVE
Rice has also enjoyed an increase in popularity with the trend in healthy eating. Since it is gluten free, rice is suitable for sufferers of Coeliac Disease, an auto-immune disease.
People diagnosed with it cannot eat foods made with all-purpose flour, bleached flour, bran, couscous, wheat bran, or wheat starch, among others.
Gluten, which is a protein found in wheat, can also cause abdominal cramping, bloating, diarrhea, and flatulence, in people who suffer from gluten sensitivity or intolerance.
Methods ofPREPARING RICE
Rice may be soaked to decrease cooking time, conserve fuel, minimize exposure to high temperature, and reduce stickiness.
For some varieties, soaking improves the texture of the cooked rice by increasing expansion of the grains. Rice may be soaked for 30 minutes and up to several hours.
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