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Rice Pudding Recipe

This is one of my favourite Rice Pudding Recipes: 1/2 gallon milk 1 cup sugar 1 cup uncooked long-grain white rice 3 eggs 1/4 cup milk 2 teaspoons vanilla extract cinnamon to taste 1/4 teaspoon salt Directions: Heat 1/2 gallon milk in a sauce pan over medium heat add sugar and rice. Cover and stir [...]

Rice Production to Rise to Record This Year

May 10 (Bloomberg News) — The United Nations said in a statement today, that global production of rough rice, a staple for over half the world’s population, will rise to 70 million metric tons this year. This record high comes as harvests in India, the Philippines, and the rest of Asia recover from drought. Rice [...]

Philippines to Quadruple Rice Yield by 2011

Philippine Rice Farmers can Quadruple Rice Yield by Double Cropping Bandar Seri Begawan, March 12th, 2010 – (Brunei Darussalam) The Philippines can increase its rice yield up to 4 tons per hectare, plant its main crop twice a year and attain a 20 percent rice self-sufficiency by 2011 in only 1,300 hectares of land. While [...]

Filipino Words for Rice

There are more than seven words for Rice in the Filipino language palay – unmilled rice bigas – milled rice kanin – cooked rice lugaw – rice porridge tutong – burned rice bahaw – left over rice sinangag – fried rice In addition to these, there are Spanish derived rice dishes, such as paella, arroz [...]

Filipino Fried Rice (Sinangag)

Filipino Fried Rice (Sinangag) Philippine style fried rice is a simple dish of rice, meat/and or vegetables, a little oil, some spice and a garnish. Filipino fried rice or Sinangag is less seasoned than other versions of fried rice such as Chinese Fried rice, but the recipe utilizes the same techniques. One difference in the [...]

Rice Shortages Causing Food Crisis in Asia

: HONG KONG – The rising cost of food is driving Asian inflation rates higher, increasing the stakes for a successful harvest this year in a region still bruised by the 2008 food crisis. Prices for rice, sugar, milk, and in some places, fruits, vegetables and cooking oils, have risen in recent months, putting pressure [...]

Ancient Customs – Rice is Revered Around the World

The Chinese word for rice is the same as the word for food.  In Thailand when you call your family to a meal you say, “eat rice”.  The Japanese word for cooked rice is the same as the word for meal. We’ve all experienced a wedding where a handful of rice is thrown upon newlyweds [...]

What is Rice?

Rice is very high in complex carbohydrates, contains almost no fat, is cholesterol free, and unless you add salt to your cooking water, is low in sodium. In general all rice – both brown and white – is considered a good source of vitamins and minerals. Although almost all the nutrients are stripped from white [...]

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