Rice flour

What is rice flour and where can you buy it?

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Discover what rice flour is, where to shop for it, and how to use it in our ingredient glossary

What is rice flour?

Rice flour is made from ground white or brown rice and is naturally gluten free. White rice has the germs and bran removed, while brown rice is left intact. It is most often used in baking and batters to give a nutty flavour.

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Where to buy rice flour

Doves Farm Rice Flour, £1.75/1kg, Waitrose

Buy Whole Foods Online Organic White Rice Flour, £3.39/1kg, Amazon


Rice flour recipes

Thai corn cakes with pickled cucumbers

Thai corn cakes are quick to whip up and make the best canapés or dinner-party starter. Using fresh corn makes all the difference. Serve with pickled cucumbers.

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Thai Corn Cakes Recipe With Pickled Cucumbers

Toasted almond and caramel millionaires’ shortbread

This rich chocolate and caramel snack is both easy to make and a very popular bake. Millionaires’ shortbread can be made in little squares, perfect for entertaining and for on-the-go snacks and treats. Add a bit of gold leaf for decoration.

Toasted almond and caramel millionaires’ shortbread