Black Rice

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A strain of rice that has currency as both a food and medicine. It owes its dark colour to the high concentration of anthocyanins, which are potent antioxidants. It is regarded as a ‘superfood’ that may lower the risk of cancer—due to its high concentrations of fibre, B vitamins, niacin, vitamin E, calcium, magnesium, iron, and zinc
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When the scientists fed the mice a diet containing 10 percent black rice bran, it reduced swelling associated with allergic contact dermatitis, a common type of skin irritation.
BLACK RICE PUDDING WITH ICED MANGOES AND TOASTED COCONUT ICE CREAM (Serves 6) Method For the ice cream, heat a dry, heavy-based frying pan over a medium heat.
Mongolian fare is represented by dishes like Hot Pot with lamb, mushrooms, tofu, and red dates, but also by headturners including Beef-Sauced Hot Lettuce Salad assertively flavored with fresh ginger and garlic and pungent black rice vinegar.
She's put together a host of dishes great for celebrations or easy everyday meals with an Oriental flavour- including classics like Peking Duck Pancakes, Stir-Fried Seafood With Noodles, and desserts like Creamy Coconut Black Rice or Chinese Lemon, Date and Walnut Cake.
250g Asian black rice or your choice of other rice - wild rice is an acceptable substitute
Tonight, we have her take on Italian food, including pasta with mussels, black rice and squid rings, Anglo-Italian trifle, prawn and black rice with Vietnamese dressing, black rice and avocado, and black and blue beef.
Bali's 177 native herbs and spices can be combined with traditional ingredients like fermented shrimp paste and dried tofu as well as the island's red or black rice and even exotic fruits such as mangosteen, jackfruit or rambutan, not to mention the lege ndary durian - heavenly-tasting but with a smell like long-deceased warthog.
Choose from brown, red, or black rice, which comes in small packaging that will surely fit your baskets.
Among the line-up of healthy, unpolished rice, this naturally grown black rice contains more antioxidants than the other varieties.
At the 2014 Biofach Organic Fair, the worlds leading trade fair for organic food products in Nuremberg, Germany, products from Mindanao such as the organic black rice and coco sugar earned international attention.