As most readers will know, I tend to eat mainly Jaiponica rice and my favourite type so far is Koshihikari.
But I wanted to try out some Korean rice instead, however as I am pretty clueless re Korean brands I just grabbed a bag that looked good to me.
This bag drew my attention, mainly because of the new crop sticker and the “Extra fancy” text on it. Plus I liked the bunnies 😊, I think they are pounding rice for rice cakes.
This type rice seems to be called Hangawee by the brand Wang and is produced in the USA. I only bought a 10lb bag to try out but the Korean supermarket also sells it in 20lb and 50lb bags, so I guess is pretty popular here.
No clue what the other text says, but the instructions on the back all seem to be the same as with other rice: ie measure, wash, add water and cook. Oddly enough it doesn’t give any instructions on how to cook it in a rice cooker, but as I can’t seem to cook rice in any other way than in my beloved Zojirushi, I’m sure it will work out fine.
Does anyone know this brand? Did you like – or maybe I should ask – did you fancy it?
Or can anyone recommend a Korean rice brand (that is available outside Korea)? Other brand names I have seen here in the shops are Arirang and Kyong gi. Are these any good?
Let me know your thoughts and suggestions in the comments.