They’re of Vietnamese-origin, and typically consist of rice noodles, carrots, lettuce, cucumbers, herbs, and shrimp or pork wrapped in a rice-paper wrapper. Summer rolls are typically served with a peanut or hoisin dipping sauce.
Where do summer rolls come from?
Are spring rolls Vietnamese or Chinese?
Like all spring rolls, its origin is Chinese and was given the name because they were originally filled with seasonal spring vegetables. “The dish may have originated from China, but has been modified to fit Vietnamese tastes,” says Franklin, who grew up in Da Lat, in the southern Central Highlands.
What’s the difference between Thai and Vietnamese spring rolls?
In the Thai version, fresh spring rolls are wrapped in lettuce and fresh herbs. In Vietnam, fried ones are wrapped in lettuce. “The Vietnamese really love that juxtaposition of fresh and cooked, fresh herbs and cooked food,” Simonds says.
How long do summer rolls last?
Wrap individual summer rolls tightly in plastic wrap and store the rolls in an airtight container. These summer rolls can be stored like this for up to two days for best results. Be sure to bring the rolls to room temperature for about 30 minutes before eating, and don’t forget dipping sauce!