spring roll


Definition of spring roll

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

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The restaurant serves everything from lamb chops to spring rolls, and there is an extensive vegan menu. Alyson Krueger, Condé Nast Traveler, "How Novak Djokovic Is Helping Turn Belgrade, Serbia Into Your Next Destination," 25 July 2018 Pho Huy opened along East Madison Street, doing all the Vietnamese staples: banh mis, spring rolls, vermicelli noodles and its namesake beef soup. Tan Vinh, The Seattle Times, "Bellevue lands a famous, big-name hot-pot spot and 42 other new openings around the Seattle area," 13 Feb. 2019 In an alleyway shaded by a weeping fig tree, Bún Cá Sâm Cây Si is known for delicious nem cá: deep-fried spring rolls filled with wood-ear mushrooms, minced pork, scallion, and tender fish. Peter Jon Lindberg, Condé Nast Traveler, "Hanoi, Time and Again," 20 Nov. 2018 But an air fryer, using only a small amount of oil heated and circulated by internal convection fans, makes crisp French fries, spring rolls, mozzarella sticks, mini empanadas, and more with a fraction of the calories and fat. Betty Gold, Good Housekeeping, "The 5 Best Air Fryers for Making Crispy Comfort Foods So Much Healthier," 20 Nov. 2018 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

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1927, in the meaning defined above

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