In the past month, I’ve been served black rice 3 times (twice within the past week)!
Black rice appearances:
- On the outside of a sushi roll at a Lady Foot Locker event
- Tossed with scallions in talented chef Isabel Tonelli‘s kitchen
- Topped with pumpkin curry sauce at a Halloween dinner at my friend Jeanne’s apartment
With black rice showing up in my life with such unexpected frequency, I took that as a sign that I needed to do a little more research on black rice + share it with you. :)
I’m so glad I decided to research this. It turns out that black rice is PACKED with antioxidants! The deep black/purple color contains the same antioxidants found in blueberries and acai.
Black rice, according to Lotus Foods:
What black rice looks like cooked:
The pumpkin curry dish with black rice I had this week:
Swap out your regular brown or white rice for BLACK RICE and let me know what you think!!