Sunday, May 23, 2010

Thai Summer Rolls

My husband is in love with Thai summer rolls and I have to admit that the more I make them the easier they are, and I think this time I nailed, NAILED, the peanut dipping sauce! The first time we had Molly eat these with us she maybe took a bite. Tonight she ate two whole rolls (well one full one since I cut them in half) she isn't too on board with the dipping sauce which is a surprise since she is into a "dipping" phase. She was taking huge bites, and the texture of these rolls are a little chewy and awkward so she was so cute when she was biting down and tearing off a piece and on top of that she kept saying, "Yummy, yummy." This just reiterates the fact that you shouldn't just assume that a child won't eat something. Who would think a two year old would eat a summer roll full of nothing but veggies, tofu, and a fairly strong hint of cilantro? I would think most people would think she wouldn't eat it, but on only the second try she ate them up. You have to be able to just keep trying.

Easy Thai Peanut Dipping Sauce


Juice of one lime


2 tsp soy sauce


2 tsp brown sugar


1 tsp Rice wine vinegar


3 tbsp chunky peanut butter


(water to loosen it up to a nice texture)


**Whisk all ingredients together in a bowl add a teaspoon of water at a time until the sauce is loosened to your own desired texture.

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