In Thailand, people respect rice so much that not a single grain is wasted. The favored and most expensive variety is called Jasmine. Valued for its fragrant and slightly toasty aromas, shiny smooth surface, and firm body, this long grain white rice makes a delicious base for any dish. Once you taste Jasmine Rice, you'll know why Thais clean their plates. Serve this rice plain, or use it in recipes that call for long grain white rice.