The Famous Fortune Cookies

From the last post, I talked about the history of egg rolls during a little Chinese takeout adventure. As always, accompanying Chinese food were the famous fortune cookies. Again, these fortune cookies came with my Chinese food from the Golden Gate Restaurant and we all know what fortune cookies look like: a golden crispy cookie shaped like a pinched-V with a little paper fortune inside. But where do these little guys come from?

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Chinese Egg Rolls

Yesterday, my friend and I decided to get some Chinese takeout at a local restaurant called Golden Gate Restaurant. One of the items we got were Egg Rolls. From what I saw, the two egg rolls had a crispy egg roll shell, carrots, cabbage, and possibly, a bit of ground beef. A recipe of “Copycat Takeout Egg Rolls” uses:

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