[Sca-cooks] OOP - Funky smell to Vietnamese Spring Roll Wrappers?
Phil Troy / G. Tacitus Adamantius
adamantius1 at verizon.net
Mon Aug 24 10:16:04 PDT 2009
On Aug 24, 2009, at 11:14 AM, Mariann Eaves wrote:
> My mother, born and raised in Oahu will wash the rice to rid it of the
> surface starch but to make sure that it is "clean". Old habits die
Sure. And there's something to be said for removing the odd little
pebble, maybe an errant weevil, a rice husk or two, to say nothing of
the aforementioned surface starch (or rat poison). Call it any of
that, or simply a ritual or even a practical cleansing; it's all good.
A lot of old habits die hard because they're actually pretty smart.
"Most men worry about their own bellies, and other people's souls,
when we all ought to worry about our own souls, and other people's
-- Rabbi Israel Salanter
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