Rice noodles, also called rice sticks, are a staple of Vietnamese cooking in both hot and cold preparations. Rice noodles come in a variety of shapes and sizes depending on the desired dish. Rice noodles are versatile in their application and are a staple of both dry and wet cooking methods such as pad thai, pho, and stir-fry dishes. These fresh rice noodles have a better flavor and texture than dried noodles and cook much faster.
Banh pho tuoi noodles are thin and round vermicelli.
Pad thai noodles are thick and flat.