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 [...]

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 [...]

Chinese Fried Rice