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Toasted Rice

bkaufman Dec 12, 2007 01:18 PM

I received Ceclia Chiang's The Seventh Daughter as a holiday gift. Several of the recipes call for "toasted rice or seasoned rice" The recipe header said the rice comes in small packets. I've been preparing Chinese food for many years and never heard of this ingrediant. I went to Ranch 99 and no luck finding such an item. Any suggestions? Melanie?
Does go by another name? HELP!!

  1. b
    bkaufman Dec 13, 2007 12:21 PM

    I found it!! It's a Thai not Chinese ingrediant. I found it at Tuk Tuk on University Avenue in Berkeley. Thanks to all who responded

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    1. re: bkaufman
      chemchef Dec 13, 2007 01:35 PM

      Can you tell us what it looks like, name, brand, etc, in case we want to find it?

      What are you making with it??

      1. re: bkaufman
        kc72 Dec 13, 2007 01:38 PM

        does it resemble what foodfanUSA mentioned above?

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        bdl Dec 13, 2007 08:33 AM

        Manila Oriental Market on Mission has bags of toasted rice. It's loose and not particularly seasoned but might work for your recipe.

        1. foodfanUSA Dec 12, 2007 03:46 PM

          http://www.thaitable.com/Thai/Ingredi... - thats a way to make your own

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            chemchef Dec 12, 2007 02:22 PM

            I've seen this rice product in the East Bay at both the Berkeley Bowl and Tokyo Fish Market.

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              Humbucker Dec 12, 2007 02:06 PM

              Could it be the crispy rice that is sometimes used for sizzling rice soup? I know they sell pre-made cakes like this in individual packets.

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