As the bread in France, potatoes in Germany, pasta in Italy ... the rice is of very high importance to Madagascar, this is the main food.
Also in astonishment when informed foreigners that eat three Malagasy (03) Once rice in the day. Yes, you do not dream, we said three. Madagascar is the second largest rice consumer in the world after Myanmar.
The breakfast Madagascar is sabeda or vary sosoa. Literally meaning, good rice, this dish is light enough. In fact, it is a kind of rice soup, its texture is close to the risotto. It is perfect to start the day. We also eat dinner. The sabeda or vary sosoa is very easy to prepare, rice and lots of water is enough to make the soft rice. It is eaten with sausage or smoked for those who have the ability or the nature of omelet will do.
A midi, rice is dry eat, accompaniment, as all cooking habits with "laoka" (food - mainly meat with vegetables). A great surprise, a person can eat 250g of rice per meal.
At the production level, by DGGFPE, Madagascar "is currently in the 19th position worldwide in terms of production, with its 1.2 million hectares of rice plantation 3.4 million tonnes of paddy per year ". Throughout your tour in Madagascar, you will come across beautiful landscapes of rice fields especially on the southern axis of Madagascar.
Do not forget the benefits of rice, it contains vitamins B and D, calcium, the fiber, iron but especially rice does not contain gluten. The absence of gluten allows him to rank as one of the best non-allergenic foods.