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Formerly forbidden dish is now a tasty health food
IForbidden rice, or black rice, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Black_rice is so named because it was said to be the Emperor’s rice in China, and therefore nobody else was permitted to eat it. It is an heirloom vegetable with high nutritional value and it includes iron. Like brown rice, it has a mild, nutty taste and may turn a deep purple when it is cooked. Forbidden rice has been shown to supply important amino acids and has become popular in the world of natural food. It is high in antioxidants and has fiber and Vitamin E in it naturally.
Notes and Special Information
Special note: As with any recipies, black rice and forbidden rice have to be cooked correctly in order to bring out the best flavors. Nobody wants to get the impression that the Emperor ate sticky, burnt, or watery rice. When in doubt, just add butter.