oh and DKM – her food, crochet, knitting and stuff

Monday Bunday & Spring Rolls

I say Mum, a bun is trying to rest here

I say Mum, a bun is trying to rest here

Must. Kill. Camera Strap.

Must. Kill. Camera Strap.

Cooking with DKM – Spring Rolls

So, it was hot here this weekend and when I don’t want to heat up the house cooking, I make spring rolls. They are super easy!

Get your stuff together that you’d like to add. Today I have some butter (bib or Boston) lettuce, asparagus, hearts of palm, carrots, rice noodle strings and cilantro. Rice paper rounds are found in Asian food markets.

Stuff to make Spring Rolls

You soak the rice threads in hot water for 10 minutes and set aside. Once you are ready, you soak the the rice paper sheet in warm water for 30 seconds.

Making Spring Rolls

Add your ingredients and then roll up as you would roll a burrito.

Making Spring Rolls

Serve with a dipping sauce and enjoy. This dipping sauce is made of 50% lime juice and 50% soy with fresh ginger and minced garlic

Spring Rolls

Make some extras for lunch!

Spring rolls

Celebrate Poetry Month

by Paulann Petersen

Pale gold and crumbling with crust
mottled dark, almost bronze,
pieces of honeycomb lie on a plate.
Flecked with the pale paper
of hive, their hexagonal cells
leak into the deepening pool
of amber. On your lips,
against palate, tooth and tongue,
the viscous sugar squeezes
from its chambers, sears sweetness
into your throat until you chew
pulp and wax from a blue city
of bees. Between your teeth
is the blown flower and the flower’s
seed. Passport pages stamped
and turning. Death’s officious hum.
Both the candle and its anther
of flame. Your own yellow hunger.
Never say you can’t take
this world into your mouth.


33 responses

  1. I bet a bun would like those spring rolls! And yes, you should kill the camera strap if it bothers you when you are trying to rest!

    27-April-2008 at 7:40 pm

  2. KC

    CAMERA STRAP! Wowie, let’s play….!
    Purrrs, KC

    pee ess: Mine mommie is so gonna make those Spring Rolls… they look good (to her, anyway) and she jus said you made it look easy.

    27-April-2008 at 8:14 pm

  3. My humans love spring rolls. I think the camera strap looks tastier!

    27-April-2008 at 9:02 pm

  4. Mmmmm…..them veggies looks all snuggly in their little blankies! Nom Nom Nom!

    27-April-2008 at 10:29 pm

  5. Did you get that strap? That looked like a wild one!

    Those rolls looked pretty tempting. I am sure you got to sample some of the greens.

    28-April-2008 at 1:32 am

  6. I’d love to help you kill that strap and Mommy would love to help eat those rolls. We’re very helpful here in O Hi O!

    28-April-2008 at 1:40 am

  7. Mom says, “Rats, I already went grocery shopping this week.” But that doesn’t really stop her… Thanks for the idea!

    28-April-2008 at 2:32 am

  8. That camera stray really is annoying, isn’t it! Mom says that Spring rolls looks pretty yummy!

    28-April-2008 at 3:24 am

  9. Monty

    MomBean says YUMMY!, but I don’t see the appeal…

    28-April-2008 at 4:41 am

  10. Lando pics = adorrrrable
    Spring rolls = yummy

    28-April-2008 at 4:45 am

  11. Maggie loves to kill the camera strap!!! Way to go Lando!! And I bet the buns were saying the extra spring rolls looked pretty good for them to nibble on instead of DKM!!!

    My mom wants to thank DKM for the spring roll demo because she has been wanting to make some shrimp spring rolls but has been putting it off and putting it off!! Now she says she’s going to try and make them this weekend! Yipppee!!!

    28-April-2008 at 5:32 am

  12. Light, green and healthy, not to mention tasty-looking…

    28-April-2008 at 6:32 am

  13. Those spring rolls look a lot tastier than the camera strap!

    28-April-2008 at 7:22 am

  14. The spring rolls look tasty – good for our warm weather of late.

    28-April-2008 at 7:31 am

  15. What a cute shot of that strap in your mouth Orlando!! You are such a cutie pie!!!!!!

    28-April-2008 at 7:40 am

  16. We love to attack the flashy-box strap!

    28-April-2008 at 7:44 am

  17. Get that camera strap! That will teach your beans to put that flash in your face.

    We got our squiggles and we love them! Thanks!

    28-April-2008 at 8:02 am

  18. I did not know bunnies went after camera straps, too!

    28-April-2008 at 9:14 am

  19. Lando, you are one handsome man-bun! Those pictures of you made my mommy squeal.

    28-April-2008 at 10:10 am

  20. hehee, love love love those little pink bun lips of yours Orlando!! And my Emma is so surprised that you too like the camera strap!

    DKM, yummm on the wraps! They looks delish!

    28-April-2008 at 12:13 pm

  21. Kate

    Now how do you keep them from falling apart? I tried to make them once and it was disastrous!

    28-April-2008 at 4:43 pm

  22. We din’t know dat buns liked attacking camera straps too! How exciting.

    28-April-2008 at 5:31 pm

  23. Lando, have you ever actually bitten through the camera strap?

    28-April-2008 at 5:40 pm

  24. You don’t want to eat that, Lando, it really doesn’t taste good. As for the spring roll, though. YUM!


    28-April-2008 at 6:14 pm

  25. gosh Lando, no kidding… mum kept trying to get pics of me last night when i was totally flattened out on the floor, she thinks it’s cute but that flash is so annoying. you should talk to Fi about making another Meezer bun rule about no pics when resting… or maybe she already has

    mum says those rolls look amazing

    28-April-2008 at 6:34 pm

  26. What adorable pictures of you!

    And enjoyed the poem very much …

    28-April-2008 at 7:11 pm

  27. Num!!!!!!!!!!

    BTW: Awesome poem! I must look into this poet.

    Skittles, The Huntress

    28-April-2008 at 7:41 pm

  28. That pink mouth is TOO cute. Way too cute. And the Spring Rolls sound like such a wonderful gluten free treat! Luckily will live near an awesome produce/asian market!

    29-April-2008 at 7:08 am

  29. ‘Lando you are so dignified…..and cute~

    29-April-2008 at 10:45 am

  30. We know what da beans will be eating very soon speshully when da collij girl comes home!

    30-April-2008 at 2:44 pm

  31. Pingback: It’s all Good. » Thursday Thirteen #17: Things I Learned Last Month

  32. I just love all the pics of food – they always look so inviting, so fresh, so appetizing!

    PS: Of course, I loves the pics of DK best! ;-)

    2-May-2008 at 12:16 am

  33. Those spring rolls look amazing!!! DKM, you are an awesome chef!

    -The Investor

    3-May-2008 at 10:24 am

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s