Techniques for Cooking Rice and Pasta

Rice and pasta form an essential part of many people's diet; not only are they quick and easy to cook, but they are also excellent for combining with almost any other food, such as prawns, chicken, fish, vegetables and meat to create a varied and tasty array of dishes.

In this section, we'll show you how to cook these important foodstuffs to perfection; rice that is fluffy and dry, and pasta that is firm to the bite.

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How to cook the perfect rice, with dry, fluffy grains ...