This month’s Daring Cooks’ challenge is to braise something. I’m not sure if I’ve ever braised anything before – maybe by accident. Instead of taking my chance with something meaty, I chose one of my favourite, under-appreciated veggies – fennel.
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This month’s Daring Cooks’ challenge asked us to make some form of ‘patty’. I used it as an opportunity to dive back into my Turkish cookbook…
The end result is a mashup of a couple of different dishes – a great way for vegetarians to experience köfte. Most people know Turkish köfte as football-shaped meat balls, full of spices and a little bit crispy on the outside. This is my attempt at making them vegetarian.
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This month’s challenge is to make tamales, a Mexican dish made up of a corn dough filled with deliciousness that is steamed in a corn husk.
I’m not sure if this has made me into a Hot Tamale Molly, but I think this is something I could have fun with!
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How do you properly describe Mu-Hsu?
I can’t say I would have expected to hear the phrase “Chinese fajitas” come out of my mouth, and yet that was how I described this month’s challenge to J.
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