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Round grain rice is the one to use as its natural starchiness helps create a creamy texture.
Cubes of baby carrot and dainty peas lent sweetness to the al dente rice bound by a classic risotto's creamy, buttery starchiness.
The combination of restaurant quality food with the informality of a pub reduces any dress-code starchiness, while offering potentially fine dining experiences.
First, the play was a Shiah representation of the slaughter in the desert of "Imam Hoossein" and his family (commonly performed in the month of Moharen), and the audience displayed such real grief at the enacted events that initially Mary, with her Victorian starchiness, was shocked.