Grains from an International Rice Research Institute paddy field in Laguna, south of Manila. Photo: AFP

Philippines’ 300 heirloom rice varieties and their Hong Kong fans eager to serve them to diners

Biodynamic and organic rice varieties are more expensive than the polished grains most of us eat, but their intense flavours and chewy textures are increasingly drawing chefs and consumers in the Philippines and overseas

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Grains from an International Rice Research Institute paddy field in Laguna, south of Manila. Photo: AFP
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