Jasmine and Basmati look and taste quite similar. But there are some key differences Walk into any grocery store and you’ll find dozens of different varieties of rice. All around the world, there are over 40,000 different kinds! That’s a lot of rice. Today we’ll be talking about two of the most popular aromatic, long-grain types of rice you can ...

We often get asked what the difference is between rice cookers and multi-cookers, the appliances are very different in functions and cook in different ways. Rice cookers Rice cookers, moreso those with fuzzy logic or Induction Heating are specialist appliances which cook rice to perfection. They achieve this by using ‘fuzzy logic’, a computer brain that controls the cooking temperatures ...

Panda fuzzy logic mini rice cooker was added to Yum Asia’s range of rice cookers in September 2018 after the success of our Bamboo Umai Induction Heating and Sakura multi-function fuzzy logic rice cookers. The reason we launched a mini rice cooker was mainly from feedback from customers – although 8 cup rice cookers do cook small amounts of rice ...

Yumami or ‘extra tasty’ rice function on Bamboo enhances the flavour of any type of white rice by using a specially designed cooking cycle, It does this by using a sequence of soaking and steaming to release the sugars contained in the rice that are then reabsorbed back into the rice as a different chemical structure that can activate Umami ...

People often struggle to match the type of rice they are cooking with the correct rice cooking setting – after all, white rice can be long, short or even medium grain, brown rice, black rice and red rice similarly throw up conundrums for people using their rice cookers. We are often asked by customers for advice on what rice cooking ...

What springs to mind when you think about Indian food? Tandoori, Tikka, Vindaloo and other famous dishes? There is so much more to Indian cooking. With so many exotic ingredients and spice combinations, it can be very easy to feel intimidated by Indian food – especially when you are trying to re-create your favourite dishes at home. Indian food is ...

There are so many types of fish curries in Goa and this is one of the most popular ones. It really is delicious and works perfectly with variety of seafood and not just fish – try making it with prawns, mussels, clams or squid. If you don’t like fish then chicken or even vegetables can be substituted. Southern Indian curries ...

It’s always a worry for parents when their kids go away to University – will they eat well or just rely on beans on toast and pot noodles to get them though? With Yum Asia’s multi-function rice cookers, with a variety of rice cooking capacities and ceramic coated inner bowls, they makes the transition to University so much easier. With useful ...

We love stir fries – not just because they are nice and easy to cook, but because you can pack loads of veg and (of course!) pair it with gorgeous fluffy rice. This recipe is adapted from a Donal Skehan recipe – we prefer more sauce so added more sauce ingredients and we leave out the peanut garnish in the ...

Conventional or Fuzzy Logic The majority of rice cookers that are available in the UK and Europe are basic conventional on/off with a loose fitting glass lid (during cooking starchy water can spit out). These rice cookers are only marginally better than using a saucepan – they simply boil the rice, reacting to when a certain temperature is reached, it switches ...