Why is forbidden rice so...forbidden?
Are you channeling your best self with this comment? (If you're not sure, check out our Code of Conduct.)
hardlikearmour is a trusted home cook.
Per Wikipedia: Black "forbidden rice" is so named because originally, in China, it was considered the Emperor's rice and it was forbidden for anyone else to eat it.
It was grown for the Emporer (sp?) of China only. No one else was permitted to eat it. Thus...forbidden.
Please enter a valid email address.
Well played. You deserve a cookie.
Oui! Cream cheese!
Cream Cheese Spinach Filo
Make Your Own Limoncello
Great Gifts for Mom, Under $100
I Can't Stop Eating Goldfish
Save on Our Clever Italian Risotto Pan