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    What Kind Of Rice Works Best In Thai Food?
    POSTED BY Thai Terre | July 11, 2017
    DSC_6799 When you think of rice, the first place that will probably come to mind is China. But Thailand is actually one of the biggest rice producers in the world, and a large part of the country’s economy relies on the export of rice. Rice is served with every meal in Thailand, so getting it right is one of the main elements of great Thai cooking – and it’s what we do every day at Thai Terre in Eastbourne and soon Uckfield too. The main types of rice used in Thai cooking are jasmine rice and sticky rice. Jasmine rice has some pretty unique properties that make it so delicious, and so definitely Thai. Jasmine rice can also be called fragrant rice, scented rice, jasmine scented rice, or aromatic rice, and these names will give you a good idea of just what is so special about it. It smells incredible, and lends a beautiful fragrance to any dish it is served with. Be careful if you are cooking this rice yourself though – it is deceptively difficult to get it right, and a lot of the time it comes out soggy or gummy. This ...
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