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Rice always nice at Ward festival

  • DENNIS ODA / DODA@STARADVERTISER.COM

    Soaking brown rice for 30-45 minutes prior to cooking helps it cook faster. It also reduces phytic acid content, which improves mineral absorption by the body.

September is National Rice Month, a most fitting time to hold the annual Rice Fest at Ward Village; this year, it happens from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 25. Read more

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