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Re: Rice paper
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- Subject: Re: Rice paper
- From: Robyn Sassen <mephisto@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Sun, 5 Jan 1997 00:29:05 +0000
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Well yes. It is the real rice paper that I am working with - the
edible type. That is probably why I am encountering so many
problems. It becomes chewing gum when exposed to anything vaguely
damp and hence a little difficult, to say the least. I used it as an
experiment for a book of recipes that I am making, but it seems I
should proceed to plan B...
Thanks for all your advice, in any event.
> btw, "rice paper" isn't really rice paper. real rice paper is the
> dissolve-in-your-mouth stuff that comes wrapped around jelly candies (& other
> kinds of sweets). the vast majority of thin, translucent, strong asian papers
> commonly referred to as "rice paper" do not contain any rice at all. usually
> they are made from mulberry, hemp, &c. &c. (maybe some of the papermakers on
> this list can elaborate).
> Indigo Som
> bitchy buddha press