Egg rolls are my downfall in life. They are like potato chips, I can’t eat just one. Growing up an hours drive from Chicago we grew up eating at Chiam’s in Chinatown. It is no longer in business which meant no more egg rolls from Chiam’s. Eventually we started going to Rising Sun in Mokena, it was closer and we could do carry out orders.
But when we moved to Florida we were in for a rude awakening. Chinese food was all the same at all locations (and it wasn’t delicious). It is a phenomenon that has plagued us since. The need for a good egg roll that reminded us of Chiam’s or even Rising Sun was nowhere to be found, so the experimenting started.
You may not like these, and it won’t hurt my feelings. Egg roll preferences are a very personal thing. Most people like the ones made in their area of the country and some like the generic version you get at most Chinese restaurant today that taste the same at all locations. Continue reading “Eggrolls”