Forbidden Rice of the Emperor, from Riso Gallo
VENERE RICE is a whole-grain rice with an unmistakable natural black colour that, while cooking, releases the characteristic scent of sandalwood and freshly baked bread. Originating from China, it is also currently cultivated in Italy, in the Po Valley.
It is known as the ‘Forbidden Rice of the Emperor’ from being said to be only eaten by him for its unique nutritional and aphrodisiac properties. Venere rice has a high content of minerals, Magnesium, Phosphorus and Selenium, which are beneficial to our health.
If you would like to try Forbidden Rice of the Emperor a wide variety of recipes from Riso Gallo using their Venere Rice can be enjoyed here.
The range of recipes includes:
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