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Best rice dishes: 20 delicious specialties from around the world
May 4, 2023
With thousands of varieties of rice in the world – jasmine, basmati, arborio and Carolina Gold, to name just a few – is it any surprise the grain defines iconic meals everywhere from Singapore to South Carolina?
Plus, half the world’s population relies on rice as a staple, so there have been plenty of culinary innovators over its long history.
And while famous rice dishes such as sushi, fried rice and paella are among the most prominent in the global spotlight, there are so many more rice recipes out there to put on your radar – and seek out on your travels.
Here are 20 dishes from international crowd-pleasers to some that you may not have tasted – yet: