spring roll

noun

Definition of spring roll 

: egg roll also : any of various similar appetizers especially in Asian cuisine

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Now the fruit market is a food market, crammed with stalls selling fer, spring rolls, dumplings, heaps of noodles, on-the-spot grilled river fish, sausage, chicken. Hanya Yanagihara, Condé Nast Traveler, "Why Luang Prabang Is the Ideal Southeast Asian City," 20 Nov. 2018 Maty's African Cuisine, Detroit Don't miss the Senegalese egg rolls, or nems, which are actually closer to Vietnamese spring rolls and owe their presence to the two countries’ shared history as former French colonies. Amy Huschka, Detroit Free Press, "6 new metro Detroit restaurants you must check out," 14 Feb. 2018 Private and intimate classes offer hands-on lessons in fusing banana leaves, a Cambodian or Khmer staple, into flavorful, aromatic dishes like amok and spring rolls with palm sugar dipping sauce. Marissa Miller, Teen Vogue, "13 Dream Vacations to Add to Your Bucket List," 24 Oct. 2018 Insider tip: Thai Street Food will satisfy your cravings for pad Thai ($10.25), spring rolls ($6.20) and tangy curry plates ($10.25). Rosemary Mcclure, latimes.com, "In Kauai, where to eat for cheap: 20 places to chow down for $20," 15 Apr. 2018 In the afternoon and into the night, The Vintage rolls out small plates such as spring rolls, meatballs, flatbreads, pretzel bites and boudin balls. Todd A. Price, NOLA.com, "The Vintage on Magazine Street aims to satisfy from morning to night: Opening alert," 14 May 2018 The shrimp shumai revealed subtle flavor, as did a pair of light, crispy spring rolls. Tim Smith, baltimoresun.com, "Miku Sushi and Steakhouse a pleasant haven in Cockeysville," 12 July 2018 So say goodbye to the char sui, spring rolls and shrimp toast featured at Duck Duck Togo (the window’s soon-to-change name). Phil Vettel, chicagotribune.com, "Stephanie Izard will explore Taiwanese street food with new walk-up window, Baobing," 11 June 2018 Sushi and appetizers such as tuna poke, crab spring rolls and dumplings will also be available. Lauren Delgado, OrlandoSentinel.com, "Universal Orlando's Aventura Hotel will include food hall inspired Urban Pantry," 29 June 2018

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1927, in the meaning defined above

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