Some consumers prefer to eat durian by itself but others prefer to consume it with glutinous rice and lemang (steamed grated cassava and coconut with palm sugar).
The fat crab with rich meat and roe is stir-fried with curry, and served with steamed Thai rice, glutinous rice, bacon, carrot, onion and chili.
The desserts are mainly made of rice, such as sweet rice cakes and glutinous rice balls with coconut milk, all placed on a green leaf to absorb the light fragrance.
The restaurant also provides traditional dim sum, such as date paste shortbread and shaomai - the steamed buns stuffed with glutinous rice, diced meat and mushroom.
A type of rice grown in the Far East known as glutinous or sticky rice contains no proteinatious gluten and owes its sticky nature to a waxy carbohydrate.
Whereas in central and southern Thailand polished white rice is eaten, in the north and northeast people eat glutinous or sticky rice.
A wide assortment of dim sum selections for lunch include shrimp spring rolls, steamed glutinous rice with dried scallops wrapped in lotus leaves and chilled red bean cake with coconut milk.
And for that super glutinous thickened stew texture I added a couple of teaspoons of flour.
The staple food of the Lao is sticky rice, also known as glutinous rice or sweet rice.
The texture is very strange - gloppy, gooey, glutinous , and not that easy to manage with chopsticks.