With more than 2,000 listed varieties, rice is a staple food for more than half the world's population. It is easy to cook and incredibly versatile. This collection brings together Indian rice dishes and Continental favourites - biryani, khichdi, risotto, paella and dolmades. Sushi and Thai spicy soups add to the assortment of snacks and complete one-dish meals on offer. Rice Bible includes more than 120 recipes, from savoury mains to sweet and fragrant desserts. There's even a guide to choosing and preparing the various grains available.