Thai Sticky Rice 101 – 5 Colours of Thai Rice Ep.5

Posted: Tuesday, April 11, 2017

We can’t talk about Thai rice without talking about Thai sticky rice! This chewy, delicious rice is the second most popular kind of rice in Thailand next to jasmine rice. You may see it often in desserts, but we also eat it as a side dish often, especially in the North and the Northeast of Thailand.

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Pailin “Pai” Chongchitnant is the author of the Hot Thai Kitchen cookbook, co-host of a Canadian TV series One World Kitchen on Gusto TV, and creator and host of the YouTube channel Pailin’s Kitchen.

Pai was born and raised in southern Thailand where she spent much of her “playtime” in the kitchen. She traveled to Canada to study Nutritional Sciences at the University of British Columbia, and was later trained as a chef at Le Cordon Bleu culinary school in San Francisco.

After working in both Western and Thai professional kitchens, she decided that her passion really lies in educating and empowering others to cook at home via YouTube videos, her cookbook, and cooking classes. She currently lives in Vancouver, and goes to Thailand every year to visit her family. Visit her at