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Risotto rice is plump, short to medium grained and high in starch, which gives this popular dish its creamy texture. Of the several different varieties, carnaroli is preferred in most regions of Italy and said to produce the creamiest risotto. It is available from good delicatessens and specialist provedores and is more resistant to overcooking... more
Vietnamese rice paper rolls, known as goi cuon or bánh tráng, traditionally also contain strips of cooked lean pork belly – so add some if you like. Perilla is a member of the mint family and is also known as shiso, if it’s unavailable, use Asian basil or holy basil leaves instead.