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Simply Enjoy Short Grain White Rice

Japanese short-grain rice is referred to as Japonica rice. Science will tell you that its higher content of amylopectin makes the grains rounder, thicker, firmer, and stickier than other varieties. We just know that it is delicious and versatile! The firmness pairs great with soup-based dishes such as curry and the stickiness is perfect for onigiri rice balls. This week, we want to showcase the simple joys of freshly steamed rice with an easy recipe – sprinkle Furikake on top of rice cooked in innovative Japanese rice cookers and a pot.