Do the Rice Thing

Raul Lacara
Executive Chef
Stanford University
Stanford, CA

"‘Black forbidden rice' is a type of rice primarily used in Southeast Asian, Thai, and Indonesian cooking. It has a natural sweetness and a rich black color that is unique. It's typically used as a dessert, but here we use it as a side dish.

"It goes really well with milder fish. It brings out the natural flavors. And the beautiful purplish-blackness of it makes for quite the conversation

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