rice paper

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rice paper

n.
A thin paper made chiefly from the pith of the shrub Tetrapanax papyrifer, native to China.

rice paper

n
1. (Cookery) a thin semitransparent edible paper made from the straw of rice, on which macaroons and similar cakes are baked
2. (Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) a thin delicate Chinese paper made from an araliaceous plant, Tetrapanax papyriferum (rice-paper plant) of Taiwan, the pith of which is pared and flattened into sheets

rice′ pa`per


n.
1. a thin paper made from the straw of rice, as in China.
2. a Chinese paper consisting of the pith of certain plants cut and pressed into thin sheets.
[1815–25]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.rice paper - a thin delicate material resembling paperrice paper - a thin delicate material resembling paper; made from the rice-paper tree
paper - a material made of cellulose pulp derived mainly from wood or rags or certain grasses
Translations

rice paper

n (for art) → carta di riso (Culin) → ostie fpl
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These are the incredible banh trang wrappers, bought as dry wafer thin opaque discs which, when soaked in water quickly become pliable and chewy.
It comprises a banh trang wrapper rolled around a mixture of noodles, vegetables, herbs, meat and seafood, lightly prickled with chili and plenty of tart lime juice.
To make Vietnamese rice paper, or banh trang, one grinds rice that has been soaked in water, then combines it with a bit of salt and a bit of the remaining batter from the previous batch--this addition gives the paper its characteristic tangy flavor.