TIP OF THE DAY: Rice Paper For Fun Food & Serious Food

Top: Vietnamese Summer rolls with shrimp (here’s the recipe from Sally’s Baking Addiction. Second: Vietnamese Spring Rolls with added fruit (photo California Strawberry Commission). Third: Rice paper wrappers (photo © Denzel Green | CooksInfo.com). Bottom: Traditional packaging (photo Three Ladies Brand).   ABOUT RICE PAPER Rice paper is a name for everything different products, including…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Make Really Good Chinese Egg Rolls

Top: Egg rolls with BBQ pork and sweet and hot chili dipping sauce, from the National Pork Board. They’re baked, not fried (recipe). Bottom: Egg rolls from Red Stix | NYC, served with a mix of rice vinegar and soy sauce.   For the Chinese New Year, why not make your own egg rolls? Serve…
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RECIPE: Vietnamese Summer Rolls

What do you do on the first day of summer? Make summer rolls! In soft rice paper wrappers, Vietnamese summer rolls are light, crunchy and filled with healthful ingredients. Called gòi cuðn (pronounced GUY kwun), summer rolls are often confused with spring rolls. The confusion starts at the restaurant level, where the listing on the…
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