― Rice is usually associated with Asian cuisine, but it plays a big role in Italian cooking as well. In Italy, the most popular rice dish is a Risotto, and it’s a perfect blend of creaminess and chewy texture that only comes from perfectly cooked rice. It takes a certain level of skill to get the perfect risotto, and you have to watch over the cooking process carefully. It’s definitely not something you can prepare by simply turning on a rice cooker and waiting half an hour. But if you [...].