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A tip on spring rolls.
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A tip on spring rolls.

I use filo pastry to make them instead of the traditional paper, and oven-bake them. They're really delicious. If you can get hold of the pastry, I recommend trying.

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Re: A tip on spring rolls.

The last time i made spring rolls, they made me ill.

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Re: A tip on spring rolls.

Over the past week and a half, I've been on break from school. It's been fun getting to spend a lot of time cooking and baking. One of the things I've been having fun with is trying out different spring rolls. I recently discovered a neat little trick for these. When I used to try to make spring rolls, they would just fall apart. But I was reading a blog the other day that suggesting using a water and cornstarch mixture to seal the rolls. I tried this, and they worked out perfectly.

These little spring rolls that made the other night. They were super easy because I just used a coleslaw cabbage mix for the filling, with a few additions. They were a huge hit!

This website will tell you about the tips on making Mel's Spring Rolls :
04-07-2009 09:49 PM
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