|riso nero integrale or whole black rice|
We added to our soups and enjoyed with salmon sashimi too and you can also make breads, puddings, porridge, desserts and noodles.
Because unlike white rice, black rice doesn't undergo any refinement process, it is the perfect food to boost health, the functionality of many organs like: heart, skin, eyes, brain, reduce inflammation, prevent cancer and diabetes.
It is also detoxifies the liver, it is rich in proteins, it boosts metabolism and lowers the LDL - bad cholesterol and blood pressure levels.
Similarly red rice is very healthy, rich in anthocyanins, fibers, vitamins and minerals thanks to the hull or outer bran coat.
The Vercelli area here in Piedmont is home to:
- the Ermes variant: a crossbreeding of Venus black rice and a white long grain rice
- wild red rice, it grows spontaneously without cultivation and thus it's organic and without GMOs. It has only 169 kcal per 100gr
|Photo courtesy of Fit Mi Vida|
Besides delicious, white rice is elegant and superb, but the black and red variants from Piedmont give you the opportunity to try new pairings, recipes, flavors all while boosting your health!
Come over to Piedmont and Turin to explore the places where our rice variants originated, to savor our traditional local recipes 😋 while keeping the rice terroir with our regional wines and other native ingredients!
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