In the world of Asian cooking, rice is a staple.
Rice is a common ingredient in dishes from traditional Korean soups to noodles that you can find in any Korean grocery store.
And it’s a staple of Korean cuisine.
However, for most of us, rice isn’t the most appetizing dish on the menu.
When it comes to Japanese cooking, you’ll find a rice bowl or bowl of noodles in almost every home.
But the popular Japanese dish, fried rice, is one of only two dishes that can be made from rice.
In the United States, Japanese rice has become a big deal in the last decade, and it’s been gaining popularity with more Americans eating Japanese food.
So when Japanese rice cookbooks hit the shelves, it’s hard not to be intrigued by how different they are from the Western versions.
But what exactly is Japanese rice?
What makes it different?
What’s the difference between Japanese rice and other Asian dishes?
What are the differences between Japanese and Western rice?
We decided to dig a little deeper to find out.