Store specialty rice in an air-tight container in a cool, dry place.
Bamboo rice cooks similarly to other "sticky" rice varieties, but offers a slightly different flavor and vibrant jade green color. If you prefer, the grains can be made less sticky and separate when cooked using the pilaf method.
French Camargue, gaba rice, purple sticky rice, and wild rice are all nuttier, chewier varieties. Purple sticky rice can be used (traditionally with coconut cream, salt, water, and palm sugar or coconut sugar) to make Thai black rice pudding.
Carnaroli is a premium risotto rice that also makes excellent Western-style rice puddings.
Rice Recipes & Techniques - learn how to make risotto, pilaf, those fancy restaurant-style toasted rice cakes, and more!