Advice for Diners with Food Allergies and Dietary Restrictions
How can I make wontons without wheat-based wrappers?
You can make little pouches out of Banh Trang, rice paper wrappers, that you need to rehydrate. Or else use blanched Napa cabbage leaves and tie with a chive.
I have a serious fish and shellfish allergy which makes eating or even cooking many Asian dishes difficult with additions of fish and oyster sauces. Is there any other ingredient that could be used as a substitute?
Wan Ja Shan makes a great veggie oyster sauce. And you can always use their organic, wheat-free tamari as a substitute for fish sauce.
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My son has a life-threatening allergy to all nuts. His physician told us to avoid Asian restaurants. He loves what I make at home, but any suggestions, advice on how to navigate Asian restaurants?
Lots of Asian restaurants DO NOT use peanut oil anymore. So call in advance and ask. Always be cautious. Or best, come to Blue Ginger, we are very safe, as is Disney!!