On CNN Go’s World’s 50 most delicious foods list of 2011, summer rolls placed 30 out of 50. In the West, they are a great summer tradition even if there is no particular reason why they should be identified with summers. These recipes simply tend to be lighter than wonton rolls and other popular “non-summer” rolls – they are wrapped in rice paper and aren’t fried. Here are 10 ideas for summer rolls that you can try.
1. Vegetable summer rolls
Place a piece of lettuce on rice paper, spread peanut sauce on it and garnish with mint, basil, cabbage, noodles, cilantro and shredded carrot. Tightly roll the rice paper around the filling and serve.