Rice in Culture and Cuisine Around the World

There are dozens of varieties of rice, which is a staple of cuisine around the world.

All over the world people eat rice at breakfast, lunch, and dinner. For this week’s Food Fridays Please Explain, Chef and author Renee Marton tells us about the many varieties of rice, its place in cultures and cuisines around the globe, and how to make the best rice dishes—from arborio to wehani. Marton teaches at the Institute for Culinary Education and she’s written the forthcoming book Rice: A Global History.