[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  
> hard.
> Saraqan

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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