Vegetarian Times Issue: March 1, 2003 p.54
Basmati rice is a beautiful, aromatic rice, says Chef Allen Susser of Chef Allen’s restaurant in Aventura, Florida. He adds spices to enhance the sweetness of the Haden mango, a variety he uses often. If unavailable, use the ripest mango possible.
Mmm—all these aromatics surrounded by a textural background of rice, macadamias, raisins and mangoes. Go for a wine that will highlight the spices and promote the fruit. Try Tantalus Winery Russian River Semillon.