There are several types of rice paper and of course it has multiple uses. In this article, we will mention some of them, both inside and outside the kitchen.
1.- Crafts with rice paper
Rice paper is a very versatile material. Its texture and thickness can be used for crafts and decoration projects, such as decoupage or paper lanterns.
2.- Edible rice paper
You can use it for wrapping some crispy Vietnamese or Thai spring rolls or making sweets with layers of chocolate rice paper.
3.- Chinese calligraphy
Rice paper is the essential support for the ancient art of Chinese calligraphy. This traditional practice requires high-quality brushes, ink and, above all, rice paper with a specific thickness and texture.
4.- Home decor
Japanese door screens are often made of rice paper. It is a translucent material, which diffuse light and shadows but still allow a lot of light through.
If you prefer to use it in the kitchen, try our rice paper rolls with a delicious beet hummus.