In 1994 I was diagnosed with celiac disease, which led me to create Celiac.com in 1995. I created this site for a single purpose: To help as many people as possible with celiac disease get diagnosed so they can begin to live happy, healthy gluten-free lives. Celiac.com was the first site on the Internet dedicated solely to celiac disease, and since then it has become an invaluable resource to people worldwide who seek information about celiac disease and the gluten-free diet.
In 1998 I created The Gluten-Free Mall, Your Special Diet Superstore! which was also another Internet first—it was the first gluten-free food site to offer a shopping cart-style interface, and the ability for people to order gluten-free products manufactured by many different companies at a single Web site.
I am also co-author of the book Cereal Killers, and founder and publisher of Journal of Gluten Sensitivity.
This recipe comes to us from Nisla Whetstone.
1 pound ground pork
½ head cabbage, thinly sliced
4-6 carrots, grated
1 onion, diced
1-2 garlic cloves, minced
12 ounce package round gluten-free rice paper wrappers (about 30 wraps).
Toss filling ingredients together and brown in a skillet or wok until cooked through. Dip one wrapper into pan of boiling water to soften. Spoon 2-3 tablespoons cooked filling onto a softened wrap. Roll one side edge of wrap over filling, tuck in top and bottom ends, and continue rolling. Place seam side down on counter. Continue filling and rolling wraps until all wraps are rolled.
Eat spring roll as is, or for a crispy wrap, fry a few at a time in very hot oil (350-375F) until wrappers are lightly browned.