In many countries, specially Asian countries, rice is the essential ingredient in many dishes. Apart from the obvious cooked rice there is an unlimited range of delicious dishes that will satisfy your taste buds and persuade you that rice is far more than just a side dish. Just make sure to use the right rice for the various cuisines and dishes.
Because travel for pleasure doesn't have to end with the onset of autumn, we continue our virtual tour through individual countries via photographs. Following Russia, which we featured last week, we continue this week with a visit to Canada, another spectacular and multicultural country, this one with two official languages.
Last week we re-started our regular fortnightly bulletin of festivals around the world. Don't miss the most engaging events from the fields of music, dance, film, and many others. The following events are scheduled for the second half of September.