Rice and other grains are a staple of many cuisines around the world. Our guides walk you through a number of varieties so you can easily determine the right kind for your next meal.

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small piles of 25 different whole grains such as different rices, corn, wheat berries, millet, and others.
Do I Need to Soak My Grains?
The Story of Carolina Gold, the Best Rice You've Never Tasted
Why You Should Stop Boiling Your Oatmeal and Start Baking It
Sake School: All About Sake Rice
Mushroom-Rice Fritters With Lemon-Dill Sour Cream Recipe
A beefsteak donburi rice bowl topped with scallions
Beefsteak Donburi (Japanese Rice Bowl) With Spinach Recipe
Fried Rice With Chinese Sausage, Cabbage, and Torch Hei Recipe
A plate of Hoppin' John
Hoppin' John Recipe
A pan of grilled paella mixta on a table, with mussels, shrimp, chicken, and clams.
Grilled Paella Mixta (Mixed Paella With Chicken and Seafood) Recipe
Halal cart-style chicken and rice
Serious Eats' Halal Cart-Style Chicken and Rice With White Sauce 
Hashweh with chicken served with a bowl of yogurt and farmers salad.
Overhead view of bibingka in cast iron pan
Bibingka (Filipino Rice Cake)
Overhead view of finished Tang Yuan on two bowls with one opened on a soup spoon
Tang Yuan (Glutinous Rice Balls) Recipe
an overhead photo Arroz Caldo (Filipino chicken and rice soup)
Arroz Caldo (Filipino Chicken and Rice Soup) Recipe
33 Nutty, Tasty, and Filling Recipes With Whole Grains
Grilled chicken and pork paella in a paella pan
Grilled Chicken and Pork Paella Recipe
10 Fried Rice Recipes for Inspired Weeknight Meals
How to Make Mochi by Hand Recipe
Glutinous Rice and Chinese Sausage Wrapped in Banana Leaves Recipe
Dosa (Indian Rice-and-Lentil Crepes) Recipe
A traditional pastiera grain and ricotta pie from Campania, Italy
Pastiera (Ricotta and Cooked Grains Cake) Recipe | Seriously Italian
Overhead view of taiwanese turkey and rice on a blue and white stripped background
Taiwanese Turkey Rice Recipe
Khao Tom Thai Rice Soup Recipe
A bowl of fried rice with Chinese sausage. There is a silver spoon in the bowl. On the left periphery of the image is another bowl of fried rice. There is a glass of liquid in the top right corner, and a bowl holding sliced scallions on the right periphery of the image.
Fried Rice With Chinese Sausage Recipe
Sumeshi (Vinegared Sushi Rice) Recipe
Curd Rice (Indian Rice with Yogurt) Recipe
Stir-Fried Rice Cakes Recipe
Kale and Cabbage Gratin Recipe
Plov (Uzbek Rice Pilaf) Recipe
Seared Sea Scallops With Leek Risotto and Lemon-Brown Butter Sauce Recipe
Creamy Risotto alla Milanese (Saffron Risotto) Recipe
Coconut Rice Porridge Recipe
Korean Beef Bulgogi Burritos Recipe
Bánh Tráng Nướng (Grilled Vietnamese Rice Paper With Egg, Pork, and Condiments) Recipe
Breakfast Black Rice Porridge With Coconut Cream Recipe
Pork Larb (Thai Salad with Pork, Herbs, Chili, and Toasted Rice Powder) Recipe
taking a forkful of risotto al salto pancake dusted with grated parmigiano
Risotto al Salto (Crispy Rice Pancake) Recipe
Risotto with Spring Peas, Ham, and Fontina Cheese Recipe
Bacon and Egg Fried Rice Recipe
Rice Cakes with Chili Paste, Fermented Black Bean, and Sichuan Peppercorn Recipe
Riselotes al Salto (Elote-Flavored Risotto Pancake) Recipe
Clay Pot Rice With Spicy Sausage and Mushrooms Recipe
Homemade Peeps Rice Krispy treats cut into a rectangle, a star, and a heart on a plate.
Peeps Krispies Treats Recipe
A small round wooden bowl holding poha chivda. There is a larger cream-colored ceramic bowl in the top right corner of the image.
Poha Chivda (Indian Flattened Rice Snack) Recipe
Belgian Pie Recipe
Camargue Red Rice Salad Recipe
White Rice with Slow-Cooked Egg and Furikake Recipe
Horchata Recipe
Spanish Rice with Chicken, Olives and Chickpea Tomato Sauce Recipe
Pinto Bean and Rice Salad With Tomatoes and Cheddar in Banana Pepper-Chili Vinaigrette Recipe
The Momofuku Cookbook's Kimchi Stew with Rice Cakes Recipe
Toisan-style joong
Toisan-Style Joong
Carolina Gold Rice Salad from 'Around the Southern Table'
Tequila Mint Hot Chocolate Recipe
Skillet Chicken and Rice with Peppers and Onions Recipe
Sushi Week Part 5: How to Make Chirashizushi
Saffron Risotto with Shrimp and Pistachios Recipe
Masala Dosa (Potato-Filled Rice-and-Lentil Crepe) Recipe