Rice was a grain-based food staple found on Earth.
In Mesopotamia, rice was grown using irrigation ditches. (PROSE: Timwyrm: Genesys) In Japan, it was grown in rice fields.
It could be prepared in several methods and appear in several colours, including yellow, red, green and purple. (PROSE: All-Consuming Fire) Guinea-Bissau's chief exports were rice, coconuts, peanuts, fish and timber. (PROSE: The Gallifrey Chronicles)
Dishes involving rice Edit
Kedgeree was a dish that contained rice and fish. (PROSE: Timwyrm: Exodus)
Spinach dahl was served with brown rice on Kursaal. (PROSE: Kursaal)
Rice was made served and also reheated in a microwave oven with casserole. (PROSE: Vampire Science)
Sushi was made from rice. On the planet Dimetos, it was served as a starter made from Alphan rice pods. (PROSE: Another Girl, Another Planet)
In Japan, in 1560, Chris Cwej was served a dinner of rice, soup and three smaller main courses. (PROSE: The Room With No Doors)
In 1887, the Seventh Doctor, Sherlock Holmes and John Watson once consumed a pudding made from boiled rice and coconut flavoured with rose essence. (PROSE: All-Consuming Fire)
Rice could be moulded into rice cakes, of which the Eighth Doctor was fond. (PROSE: The Room With No Doors, The City of the Dead)
In the early 21st century, the Vacherie volunteer fire department in St James Parish held a Christmas bonfire to raise money. They served gumbo, red beans, rice and beer. (PROSE: The City of the Dead)
Rice Krispies were a breakfast cereal made from rice. (TV: Random Shoes)
At weddings Edit
Rice was thrown following a wedding on the bride and groom for good luck. At Stacy Townsend and Ssard's wedding on Micawber's World, Sam Jones threw a rice substitute. (PROSE: Placebo Effect)
Toshiko Sato celebrated her grandfather's 88th birthday, a joyous year for the Japanese, by going from Cardiff "to London to watch grown men throw rice". (TV: Captain Jack Harkness)