increase the nutritive value of rice,
sometimes cooked with milk and cream to form what is known as creamed
rice. These dairy products added to rice supply protein and fat, food
substances in which this cereal is lacking, and also add to its
2½ cups milk
1 cup rice
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup cream
Makes 6 servings.
- Heat the milk in the smaller
pan of a double boiler and add to it the
- Place this pan into the larger
one and cook for about 1 hour,
or until the rice is soft.
- Then pour the cream over the
rice and cook a
few minutes longer.
- Serve hot.
|Did You Know?
is a bland food, practically
flavor, so any flavoring material that may be added in its preparation
serving aids in making it more appetizing.
Raw rice may be ground into flour for many uses, including making many
kinds of beverages such as amazake, horchata, rice milk, and sake.
Rice flour does not contain gluten and is suitable for people on a
Rice is a good source of protein and a staple food in many parts of the
world, but it is not a complete protein: it does not contain all of the
essential amino acids
in sufficient amounts for good health, and should be combined with
other sources of protein, such as nuts, seeds, beans, fish, or meat.