This book features fabulous dishes from around the world: 150 inspiring recipes shown in 220 stunning photographs. Recipes range from the classic Risotto with Parmesan and Risotto alla Milanese to the more innovative Rabbit and Lemon Grass Risotto, and desserts such as Apple and Lemon Risotto with Poached Plums. It features an array of amazing rice dishes including Seafood Paella from Spain; Beef Biryani from India; Chicken and Mushroom Donburi from Japan; and Nasi Goreng from Indonesia. It includes a visual guide to rice types with descriptions and suitable cooking methods. It is a celebration of the best international rice dishes, including risotto, biryani, pilaff, sushi, fried rice, paella, jambalaya, kedgeree and rice pudding. At-a-glance notes provide a complete nutritional breakdown for each recipe. No grain is as versatile as rice, which forms the staple diet for millions of people. Every major cuisine uses rice - its texture and mild taste are ideal for creating an enormous range of dishes. This book features risotto and rice ideas for every occasion, from simple suppers to vegetarian main courses and rich dinner party creations, with chapters on Appetizers and Soups; Vegetarian Dishes; Fish and Shellfish; Poultry; Meat; Side Dishes and Salads; and Desserts. You can try Leek, Mushroom and Lemon Risotto for a healthy and filling lunch or Trout and Parma Ham Risotto Rolls for a meal with a sophisticated edge. Also included are popular rice dishes such as Chicken Biryani, Sushi and Wild Rice Pilaff. There is a guide to rice types with details of the dishes they are used to make, advice on the equipment you will need, and all the classic rice cooking methods.