...Short-grain rice is a grain with a length of 5 mm and 2 mm in width. The rice is white and hard. When cooked this rice becomes starchy, soft and easy to chew. Each grain puffs up from the water it was boiled in. The flavor is mild, bland and almost nutty. Boiled rice is extremely versatile and used in many dishes.
...Water is a substance and chemical compound made up of hydrogen and oxygen. It is clear, fluid, flavorless and odorless. Water is a necessity in nearly every aspect of life, including cooking, baking and hydrating the human body. Water can be served as a cold beverage, or at any temperature comfortable to the mouth and skin.