heirloom highland black glutinous rice
4 POUND (2x2lb - 1.81kg).
Makes 30 servings (serving size: 60g)
Update February 5, 2020: we feel positive we'll have this variety again in 2021!
FOR THOSE WHO LOVE STICKY (SWEET) RICE!
GROWN BY A LISU TRIBE IN THE PRISTINE MOUNTAINS BORDERING MYANMAR
A YUMMY indigenous variety, fresh, earthy and nutty! Long grain, fragrant, sticky black rice variety, growing at higher altitudes.
Blends deliciously in creamy textured coconut milk dishes, serves natural rice power drinks (hot and cold), ideal for (baby) rice porridge and pudding and, more traditionally, along Thai salads and fruit dishes like mango sticky rice.
Thai name: khao luum phua (ข้าวลืมผัว).
Scientific name: oryza sativa sc. khao luum phua.
'According to a Hmong legend, housewives loved this rice so much that at lunchtime no rice was left for their husbands and this variety was named the 'forget the husband rice, khao luum phua' in Thai.
NON-GMO. Seed saved. Organic.