Thank you to every every everyone that supported, pledged, retweeted, reposted, and took the time to read the 30 Day of Ingredients posts! It has been super fun to write them, I hope you all have shared in my fun by reading them (and I hope there was some inspiration that happened too!).
Our last day is something strange, and (at least to me) exciting.
I went shopping yesterday to get food for our party tonight (you can read about that here) and I purchase two kinds of spring roll wrappers – one was the normal thin kind, and then I purchased a thicker kind with Sesame Seeds inside, like this:
It says “Spring Roll Wrapper” on the package – so, like a normal spring roll wrapper, I soaked it in water to soften it. But it didn’t work, it never got very soft. Then my dear friend Joe mentioned that it also says “microwave for 2 minutes” on the package as well. Well, that just sounds crazy to me.
What is it microwaving going to do?
Let me tell you people – it was magic. Here is a video of what happened.
So…as you can see – I couldn’t quite “wrap a spring roll” with it, but it did turn into a beautiful crisp cracker like thing (that I will also be serving at the party tonight). This is what it looked like cooked:
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30 Days of Ingredients is part of a Kickstarter Campaign for our upcoming book, Shop Like A Chef. The culinary guide book to St. Louis promises to get you out of the mega-store and into the small local shops full of exciting ingredients and inspiring products.
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