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Zakkoku Mai Onigiri—Japanese Mixed Grain Rice Balls

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Inevitably when I make a pot of rice to go along with dinner we don’t eat it all.  More often than not, the rice that is left over isn’t enough to accompany another meal.  So what to do with that little bit of leftover rice?  This conundrum presented itself the other day after we had […]

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Zakkoku Mai—Japanese Rice With Mixed Grains

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A favorite discovery of mine while living in Japan was zakkoku mai—Japanese rice mixed with seeds and grains. Zakkoku mai is a great addition to a meal in place of regular rice. Not only is it nutritious, adding nutrients and fiber to the rice, but it’s delicious. It has a wonderful subtle nutty flavor and […]

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