Kao Chae is a very popular traditional delicacy unique to Thailand. It is a delicious must-eat during the hot months. the combination of fresh, aromatic, and subtly saccharine tastes, the dish relies upon takes practiced skills

It is made from cooked rice to which is added cool flower - scented water. the dish is eaten with such indispensable ingredients as fried mixed shrimp paste balls,

stuffed bell peppers with mixed ground pork, deep fried fine threads of meat, stir fried preserved Chinese radish with sugar (hua chai po wan), and various fresh vegetables such as wild gingers, raw mangoes, cucumbers,

green shallots and red spur chillies. Khao Chae is traditionally served only during the hot season