Basmati Rice and Plain White Rice - Is There a Difference?

Through browsing Middle Eastern grocery stores or perusing this Middle Eastern food site, you may have come across a type of rice called basmati rice. You may be thinking, "rice is rice, right?" Wrong!

Basmati is a special rice with a delicate flavor that should not be paired with everything, like white rice. So, just what is basmati rice and when you should you use basmati over white rice? Read more...