Best Before Date: 23-10-2021

Shinmei Akafuji Koshihikari Rice - Tochigi, 5 Kg

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£32.95 £29.65

Plump short rice grains perfect for rich curries and sauces.

Cultivated in a temperate climate perfect for rice growing, this short grain koshihikari rice benefits from the humid summers and cool winters of Tochigi prefecture to produce a fluffy and robust premium grain. Ideal for stir-frying thanks to its firm texture, these large rice grains are wonderful for soaking up sauces and seasonings, popularly used as a bed of rice for classic Japanese dishes such as donburi rice bowls and curry. Notably sweeter in taste, due to its high vitamin & nutrient contents, this special A grade rice also serves as the ideal complement to succulent yakiniku barbecued meats.

ITEM ID: #16921


Rice is the dietary staple of Japan. Like how many people in Western countries cannot imagine going without bread for very long, the vast majority of Japanese people will eat at least some rice every day. Japanese, or Japonica, rice is grown all over Japan and in other countries, and the accepted wisdom is that the rice will taste different depending on where it is grown. For an incredible range of Japanese rice, take a look at Japan Centre's Rice section.

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