This Japanese-style short grain polished rice is cultivated for it’s ‘sticky’ texture, giving it the unique ability to bind together. It forms the backbone of various sushi dishes, including sushi rolls, balls and bowls. The subtle sweetness and chewy texture of white sushi rice is also great in salads and other Asian inspired dishes
Sushi rice, as Japanese rice is commonly known, is short-grain white rice that is cultivated specifically for its ‘starchy’ or sticky texture. Of some 40000 varieties of rice in the world, sushi rice is quite unique in its ability to bind together and form the backbone to various types of sushi dishes.