How to Prepare: Rinse rice gently to retain the nutritious rice germ until water is almost clear. Standard water to rice ratio: 1.1 cups water to 1 cup rice. If utilizing a rice cooker, follow manufacturer's instructions. Additional Cooking: Soak rice 30 minutes prior to cooking to allow for absorption. Let stand 10 minutes after cooker turns off and fluff rice to let extra moisture escape. To assist freshness, we suggest that you keep haiga rice in a dark cool area, and after opening the bag, please consume promptly.