All in Food
Quinces are delicious. Even their smell is amazing; I’d rather have a bowl of fresh quinces than a vase of roses.
Pickling isn't a new concept for me; my old head chef is a Southerner who loved to pickle just about anything.
By limiting the ingredients I use, and choosing to cook a vegan menu I am setting boundaries for myself, and then seeing how far I can push them…
Enjoy it warm, cold, toasted the next day, outside in the sunshine or inside under your air-con.
There's a decent chance that somewhere in your extended family you've got a vegetarian, vegan, or perhaps an uncle who's cutting back. Cholesterol, amirite?
In every corner of this crowded, complicated country I found myself frustrated, and then fed. Often both at the same time.
I’m not sorry about the pun
Vada Pau is the dish of choice here. It's a cumin and turmeric spiced potato pattie in a chickpea batter, deep-fried and stuffed into a soft, white bun with a thick spread of very spicy chilli paste.
Here, dear readers, are several ideas for things to do with cauliflower that will hopefully change your mind about this misunderstood vegetable.
As is my way you can expect extremely unclear instructions. These are not concrete recipes, these are intended to be inspirational.
Prepare to be inspired.
I made these Sweet Potato Hotcakes a couple of weeks ago and realised that I was onto a winner. Only catch, I hadn't written a damn thing down, so I couldn't be sure if I'd be able to replicate it or give a reasonably accurate recipe for y'all, my loyal followers. So a couple of lucky friends got to come over and be my taste-testers while I tried out the recipe for a second time.
I fucking love salad.
It's one of my favourite ways to eat vegetables. Think about it. There are so few limits on what you can put in a salad… The possibilities are endless!
Laotian food is spicy and hot with full on flavours. I detected a whiff of the dried out fish, along with the fresh herbs and salty broth.