Rice is the life blood of Asia. You can see hundreds, thousands of woman bending down into the rice fields in any country, there hands blistered and pouring with sweat, picking the rice from the ground. In Cambodia, the word "to eat" actually translates as "to eat rice." Asians eat rice at almost every meal. Rice is a family friend.
I am addicted to the stuff. It's a part of me now. It's in me.