SKURO Rice - Koshihikari Brown (OUT OF STOCK)

$14.00 USD
  • Introduction

    I am SKURO Koshihikari Brown Rice. I hate being labeled but I guess every group has a “healthy one”.


  • Curator's Notes 


    I eat rice almost everyday so quality rice is important to me and I like knowing where my rice is from. It took me a really long time to taste the difference in rice grains from different regions but just like with coffee and many things, one type of rice is not the same as another.

    A popular type of rice in Japan is called ‘Koshihikari’. It gained popularity as people became more interested in organic and healthy food, especially in Tokyo. This rice grain is fragrant, large, round and glistens. It is a bit sticky when cooked and the grains have a plump appearance. Yoshiki Tsukamoto of SKLO - who also designs light bulbs and has a love of antiques, go figure - owns a small family-run rice farm and produces this particular type of rice under the name SKURO. The farm uses no agricultural chemicals and only organic fertilizer. I tried all their varieties and it’s super safe to say that if there were such an award, SKURO rice would win grain of the year in my books.

    ‘Koshihikari Brown Rice’ has many health benefits. It retains the outer bran hull that is usually milled away with white rice. This outer layer contains many nutrients, high amounts of fiber, vitamins and minerals.


    SKURO Koshihikari Brown Rice was curated by Angélique Chmielewski


  • Designer/Maker 


    Maker: Sklo



  • Specifications



    2.3” (w) x 3.4” (l) x 7.0” (h) or 70mm (w) x 95mm (l) x 178mm (h)



    21 oz or 600 g



    100% Rice


  • Details
    • Produced on a farm outside of Kanazawa, Japan
    • Brown rice grains of the ‘Koshihikari’ variety
    • Each bag contains 600g of rice grains
    • Approximately 5 cups
    • ‘Koshihikari Brown Rice’ has a nutty flavour
    • Made on a small family-run farm
    • No agricultural chemicals

    • Only organic fertilizer used during farming

    • Soak brown rice for at least 2-3 hours prior to cooking

    • Cook rice with water at a 2:3 ratio for best results
    • Cook as you normally would cook brown rice in either a rice cooker or stovetop

    • Can be used for porridges or as a side to a variety of dishes like stew or curry

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