• ROTW_Basmati-updated

    Basmati Aromatic Indian Rice

    Tastic Rices of the World Basmati Rice is a top quality, long grain, highly aromatic white rice with a distinctive flavour and texture.

    Product Description

    Around the world, Basmati (meaning "fragrant") is known as the "Prince of Rices". Tastic Basmati is grown in the foothills of the Himalayas. Here, the grains are watered by drifts of melting snow... the secret ingredient to Tastic Basmati's exquisite delicate texture, flavour and aroma! Little surprise that this rice makes a royal accompaniment to Spicy Curries, Breyani, Wakhni, Dhal, Pilau or even sweet puddings.

     

    Naturally High in energy | Naturally low in Fat | Naturally Cholesterol Free | Naturally very low in sodium


    Cooking Instructions

    BASMATI RICE 4 - 5 SERVINGS

    250 ml (1 cup) Tastic Rices of the World Basmati Rice, uncooked
    1 1⁄2 litres (6 cups) Water
    3-5 ml (1⁄2-1 tsp) Salt

    STOVETOP

    Bring water and salt to the boil. Add Tastic Rices of the World Basmati Rice. Boil rice for 12 minutes. Drain excess water and serve. For softer rice, add more water and cook for a further 5 minutes.

    MICROWAVE

    Place Tastic Rices of the World Basmati rice, boiling water and salt in a microwavable dish. Cook on high for 15 minutes. Drain excess water and rinse under cold running water. Return to the microwave and cook for a further 5 minutes.

  • ROTW_Bonnet-updated

    Bonnet Finest White Rice

    Tastic Rices of the World Bonnet Rice is a popular white rice in the Southern states of America, where its mild flavour complements the piquant seasoning of spicy Cajun cuisine and Californian cooking.

    Product Description

    Bonnet is a premium quality, long grain rice, absorbing twice its original volume as it cooks, which is why it is the most widely used all-purpose rice. Now Tastic brings the best of Bonnet to your stews, casseroles and traditional favourites like bobotie and potjiekos too!

     

    Naturally High in energy | Naturally low in Fat | Naturally Cholesterol Free | Naturally very low in sodium


    Cooking Instructions

    BONNET RICE 4 - 6 SERVINGS
    250 ml (1 cup) Tastic Rices of the World Bonnet Rice, uncooked
    1 2⁄2 litres (6 cups) Water
    3-5 ml (1⁄2-1 tsp) Salt

    STOVETOP

    Soak Tastic Rices of the World Bonnet rice in cold water for 15 minutes. Drain excess water and rinse lightly. Bring water and salt to the boil. Add rice. Reduce heat and simmer for 10 - 14 minutes, uncovered. Drain excess water and rinse under cold running water.

    Return rice to a pot and cover with a tight fitting lid. Steam on low heat for 5 - 10 minutes. For softer rice, add more water and cook for a further 5 minutes.

    MICROWAVE

    Place Tastic Rices of the World Bonnet rice, boiling water and salt in a micro-wavable dish. Cook on high for 20 minutes. Transfer cooked rice to a sieve or colander and allow to stand for 5 minutes before serving.

  • ROTW_Jasmine-updated

    Jasmine Fragrant Thai Rice

    Tastic Rices of the World Bonnet Rice is a popular white rice in the Southern states of America, where its mild flavour complements the piquant seasoning of spicy Cajun cuisine and Californian cooking.

    Product Description

    Bonnet is a premium quality, long grain rice, absorbing twice its original volume as it cooks, which is why it is the most widely used all-purpose rice. Now Tastic brings the best of Bonnet to your stews, casseroles and traditional favourites like bobotie and potjiekos too!

     

    Natural source of fibre | Naturally High in energy | Naturally low in Fat | Naturally Cholesterol Free | Naturally very low in sodium


    Cooking Instructions

    JASMINE RICE 4 - 6 SERVINGS
    250 ml (1 cup) Tastic Rices of the World Jasmine Rice, uncooked
    1 2⁄2 litres (6 cups) Water
    3-5 ml (1⁄2-1 tsp) Salt

    STOVETOP

    Soak Tastic Rices of the World Jasmine rice in cold water for 15 minutes. Drain excess water and rinse lightly. Bring water and salt to the boil. Add rice. Reduce heat and simmer for 10 - 14 minutes, uncovered. Drain excess water and rinse under cold running water.

    Return rice to a pot and cover with a tight fitting lid. Steam on low heat for 5 - 10 minutes. For softer rice, add more water and cook for a further 5 minutes.

    MICROWAVE

    Place Tastic Rices of the World Jasmine rice, boiling water and salt in a micro-wavable dish. Cook on high for 20 minutes. Transfer cooked rice to a sieve or colander and allow to stand for 5 minutes before serving.

  • ROTW_Risotto-updated

    Risotto Finest Arborio Rice

    Tastic Rices of the World Risotto Rice is a high quality medium grain rice with a high level of starch.

    Product Description

    Tastic Rices of the World Risotto Rice is a high quality medium grain rice with a high level of starch. This plump grain is ideal for risottos as it cooks to a gentle creaminess, yet retains an al dente centre. The higher the quality, the more liquid it absorbs, which can be up to four times its original volume.

     

    Naturally High in energy | Naturally Cholesterol Free | Naturally sodium free


    Cooking Instructions

    RISOTTO RICE 4 - 5 SERVINGS
    • 500ml (2 cups) Tastic Rices of the World Risotto Rice, uncooked
    • 1 Onion, Finely Chopped
    • 1.25 Litres (5 cups) Vegetable or Chicken Stock
    • 30ml (2tbs) Oil
    • 125ml (1/2 cup) Parmesan, Grated or Shaved
    • Black Pepper, Freshly Ground

    Stove:

    Place stock in a saucepan over medium heat and bring to a very slow simmer. Place oil in a heavy based saucepan over medium heat. Add onion to oil and sauté. Add Tastic Rices of the World Risotto Rice to oil and onion and cook, stirring constantly until liquid has been absorbed. Repeat, only adding more stock liquid has been absorbed.

    Continue adding stock until rice is soft and risotto is creamy. If you need more liquid, heat extra stock or water. When rice is almost cooked, stir through Parmesan and pepper. Cookinf time should be 35-40 minutes. Risotto should have firm but tender grains of rice. Serve Tatsic Risotto in deep bowls on a bed of steamed greens sprinkled with black pepper.

  • ROTW_Sushi-updated

    Sushi Rice

    Tastic Rices of the World Sushi Rice is a short grain rice, hand picked from the finest Japonica paddies.

    Product Description

    When cooked, it develops a sweeter, stronger flavour than any other rice variety. The cooked grains stick together, perfect for rolling and shaping California Rolls, Nigiri, Maki, Fashion Sandwiches and other Japanese dishes. Once rolled, you'll find it amazingly easy to eat with chopsticks.

     

    Naturally High in energy | Naturally low in Fat | Naturally Cholesterol Free | Naturally very low in sodium


    Cooking Instructions

    SUSHI RICE 4 - 6 SERVINGS

    250 ml (1 cup) Tastic Rices of the World Sushi Rice, uncooked
    375 ml (11⁄2 cups) Water
    3-5 ml (1⁄2-1 tsp) Salt

    VINEGAR MIXTURE

    15-30 ml (1-2 Tbs) Sugar 30 ml (2 Tbs) Rice vinegar

    Soak Tastic Rices of the World Sushi rice in cold water for 15 minutes. Drain and allow to stand for 20 minutes. Place rice, water and salt in a pot and bring to the boil over medium heat.

    Cover pot with a tight fitting lid, reduce heat and simmer for 15 - 20 minutes, or until water has been absorbed. Remove from heat and remove lid. Cover pot with a clean kitchen towel, replace lid and allow to stand for 15 minutes.

    While rice is cooking, dissolve sugar and rice vinegar over a gentle heat, stirring constantly. Remove from the heat and allow to cool. Place rice in a shallow bowl and slowly add the vinegar mixture. Run a spatula through the rice, in a slicing motion, to separate the grains. Fan to ensure fast cooling. Use immediately as refrigeration will make the rice sticky and difficult to handle.

  • ROTW_SellaBasmati-updated

    Sella Basmati Extra Long Grain Parboiled Rice

    Tastic Rices of the World Risotto Rice is a high quality medium grain rice with a high level of starch. Originating in the Po Valley in Northern Italy, Arborio is the finest of the superfino risotto rices.

    Product Description

    This plump grain is ideal for risottos as it cooks to a gentle creaminess, yet retains an al dente centre. The higher the quality, the more liquid it absorbs, which can be up to four times its original volume.

     

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    Cooking Instructions

    SELLA BASMATI RICE 4 - 6 SERVINGS
    500 ml (2 cups) Tastic Rices of the World Risotto Rice, uncooked
    1 Onion, finely chopped
    1 Litre (4 cups) Vegetable or chicken stock
    250 ml (1 cup) Dry white wine
    30 ml (2 Tbs) Oil
    125 ml (1⁄2 cup) Parmesan, grated or shaved
    Black pepper, freshly ground

    STOVETOP

    Place stock and wine in a saucepan over medium heat and bring to a very slow simmer. Place oil in a heavy based saucepan over medium heat. Add onion to oil and sauté. Add Tastic Rices of the World Risotto rice to oil and onion and cook stirring for 1 minute or until rice is translucent. Slowly add 1 cup of stock to rice and stir constantly until liquid has been absorbed. Repeat, only adding more stock after liquid has been absorbed. Continue adding stock until rice is soft and risotto is creamy. If you need more liquid, heat extra stock or water. When rice is almost cooked, stir through Parmesan and pepper. Cooking time should be 35 - 40 minutes. Risotto should have firm but tender grains of rice. Serve Tastic Risotto in deep bowls on a bed of steamed greens sprinkled with black pepper.

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