Ethnic food specialist Tilda has launched its range of gourmet microwaveable recipe rices - Tilda Rizazz - in Australia.

The Rizazz brand of has been available in the UK for two years and Tilda believes the convenient recipe rices will cause a “major stir” Down Under too.

Tilda’s variants in Australia will include Pure Basmati, Mediterranean Tomato Basmati, Egg Fried Basmati and Thai Lime and Coriander Basmati.

The UK pre-cooked rice sector is now worth £26m and is growing at 80% year-on-year, according to Tilda.