The Rice Book

By Sri Owen

Original Publisher
St Martin's Press
Date of publication


Indonesian-born author Sri Owen is an authority on the subject of rice. Her colorful history of the grain that inspired myths and legends across the globe is an enthralling read, covering everything from rice's nutritional value to the way it has shaped governments throughout history – all rounded out with some 200 world recipes.

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