An edible, translucent paper made from water and the
pith of a tropical shrub called the rice-paper tree.
Rice flour also is sometimes used. Rice paper is
used to wrap foods and can be prepared by soaking or
Rice vinegar: A mild vinegar made from rice.
Found in Asian sections of supermarkets or specialty
Ricotta cheese: A fresh, moist, slightly
sweet Italian-style cheese similar to cottage
cheese. Used in savory dishes such as lasagna and
desserts such as cheesecake.
Roma tomatoes: Small, pear-shaped tomatoes;
also called Italian or plum tomatoes. Often used for
making sauce or paste because they are fleshy and
have few seeds.