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Basmati rice
Basmati rice: A nutty-flavored, light-textured aromatic variety of rice imported from India and Pakistan. Brown basmati...
Bulgur
Bulgur: Bulgur is made by parboiling, drying and coarsely grinding or cracking wheat berries. Don’t confuse bulgur with...
Couscous
Couscous: Resembling a grain, granules of semolina meal called couscous are actually a type of pasta. A staple...
Quinoa
Quinoa: Quinoa is a delicately flavored grain that was a staple in the ancient Incas’ diet. It is available in most...
Soba noodles
Soba noodles: Thin buckwheat noodles from Japan called soba are traditionally served cold with a soy-based dipping...
Bigoli
Bigoli: Bigoli is a kind of spaghetti from the Veneto region of Italy, made with two-thirds white flour and one-third...
Barley
Barley: Barley is rich in soluble fiber and makes a good whole-grain choice because it is digested slowly, leaving you...
Black sticky rice
Black sticky rice: Black sticky rice, often called Forbidden rice, has a sweet, nutty taste, is high in fiber and is a...
Chinese egg noodles
Chinese egg noodles: Fresh Chinese egg noodles are available in the supermarket produce section.
Chinese wheat noodles and rice sticks
Chinese wheat noodles and rice sticks: Chinese wheat noodles and rice sticks (dried rice noodles) are quick-cooking and...
Farro
Farro: The grain farro (emmer wheat) has a satisfying chewy texture and nutty flavor. It can be used in baked goods and...
Polenta
Polenta: Polenta, which is best known for its Italian origin, is a porridge made from cornmeal. Imported varieties of...
Quick-cooking barley
Quick-cooking barley: Quick-cooking barley is rolled thinner than traditional pearl barley, so the cooking time is...
Rice papers
Rice papers: Rice papers, translucent round or triangular sheets made from rice, are handy wrappers, commonly used in...
Rice noodles
Rice noodles: Rice noodles found in supermarkets typically come in two forms: a thin angel hair-like noodle and a wider...
Rye flakes
Rye flakes: Rye flakes are simply rye kernels that have been steamed and rolled, oatmeal-style. Look for them in...
Seven-grain cereal
Seven-grain cereal: Seven-grain cereal is sold in supermarkets and natural-foods stores. The usual composition is...
Semolina
Semolina: Semolina is a golden, granular flour milled from durum wheat berries. Sometimes called pasta flour, because...
Spelt
Spelt: Spelt is a cereal grain with a mild nutty flavor and a relatively high protein content. Spelt flour is available...
Steel-cut oats
Steel-cut oats: Steel-cut oats, sometimes labeled “Irish oatmeal,” look like small pebbles. They are toasted oat groats...
Wheat bran
Wheat bran: Unprocessed wheat bran is the outer layer of the wheat kernel, removed during milling. Also known as miller...
Wheat flakes
Wheat flakes: Wheat flakes are simply wheat kernels that have been steamed and rolled, oatmeal-style. Look for them in...
Wehani rice
Wehani rice: Wehani rice, an aromatic brown rice related to basmati, has a sweet, nutty flavor, a light reddish color,...
Texmati rice
Texmati rice: Texmati rice is a cross between basmati and regular long-grain rice. It has a milder flavor than basmati...
Valencia rice
Valencia rice: Valencia rice (sometimes called paella rice) is Spanish-grown, short-grain rice classically used when...
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