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[–]complex_reduction 83 points84 points  (5 children)

I did not know that green rice existed. For those curious like me:

Jade Rice is a short to medium-grain white rice that is dyed green with bamboo juice. The juice gives the rice a mild green tea flavour and aroma. The chlorophyl in the juice gives the green colouring.

Source: http://www.cooksinfo.com/jade-rice

[–]I_BUY_UNWANTED_GRAVY 37 points38 points  (2 children)

Chlorophyl? More like boreophyl

[–]YourMomSaidHi 9 points10 points  (1 child)

Got chlorophyll man up here talking about god knows what and all she wants to do is make out with me.

[–]alexs001 5 points6 points  (0 children)

I'm here to learn, everybody. Go on with the chlorophyll.

[–]Lord_of_the_Dance 0 points1 point  (0 children)

It's good stuff, I buy the Lotus Foods brand, it has a nice subtle bamboo flavor and a soft texture. It's basically nicely flavored white rice.

I suspect our man Andrew Rea is using the same brand because he shops at Whole Foods and that brand also makes madagascar red rice which is a wonderful brown rice.

[–]Vovicon 0 points1 point  (0 children)

In Thailand there's a lot of colored rice with different flavours. Green is normally flavored with Pandan leaves whole blue colour comes from Butterfly Pea flowers.