"Blue Elephant pad thai rice noodles are made from the finest rice flour, Blue Elephant pad thai noodles are thick, pure white and are flat like a ... "tagliatelli" but taste and texture are quite different from the western noodles. - thai pad rice noodles to be soaked first in cold water until softened. - boiled, they are ideal for "guay tiaw" soup. - fried, they are delicious for "pad thai" instant cooking noodles. - 100% natural, without any artificial colours or preservatives can be stored for 24 months in room temperature.