Why not flavour your rice according to the dishes country of origin?

  • For an Indian  inspiration try adding cardamom or a dash of curry powder.
  • For South-East Asian rice dish, add lemongrass, turmeric, ginger or garlic.
  • For Japanese dishes, add some ginger, sesame seeds, dried seaweed (nori) or furikake mix. Also, try cooking the rice with a sheet of dried Kombu (kelp) added to the water.
  • For Chinese, add Chinese five-spice powder or chili powder.
  • For southwestern and Mexican foods, cumin seeds, chili's, paprika and cayenne, are the perfect accompaniment
  • For French and Italian dishes, try using garlic, dried or fresh herbs such as rosemary, thyme, or oregano.
  • For Spanish dishes, try using tomato sauce, saffron, garlic, pepper or cumin.