Archive for February 2021
LAKSA - Home Cooking Dish of the Month (DOTM), March 2021">LAKSA - Home Cooking Dish of the Month (DOTM), March 2021
Welcome to our DOTM reporting thread for March 2021. Our dish this month is laksa. Once again I rely on Wikipedia for a definitive description: Laksa is a spicy noodle soup popular in the Peranakan cuisine of Southeast Asia. Laksa consists of thick wheat noodles or rice vermicelli with chicken,...Read more
So I've never cooked pork belly as a roast and I'd like to do it. I bought one large piece, cut it in half and it's in the freezer at the moment. One thing I notice is that it doesn't have the skin on it, which most recipes seem to...Read more
Can people recommend a book or books on salads and dressings?">Can people recommend a book or books on salads and dressings?
Hi all, I wonder if people could offer some suggestions on a cookbook or two that they recommend for salads and dressings? There are lots of books on salads for sure, but I'm sure people have their favorite books on the subject. Recipes they've tried and loved. I always value the...Read more
I felt the same way. Reading More May Cause Envy...Read more
Dish of the Month (DOTM) Voting thread, March 2021">Dish of the Month (DOTM) Voting thread, March 2021
To vote for DAL click the heart to the right of this post. Reading More May Cause Envy...Read more
I bought this at a nice grocery store and just assumed that I could put it in the oven for 30 minutes and eat it. I cooked it to a med/med-rare temp and found it to be VERY chewy. So I guess I have a couple questions. 1) is it...Read more
Well, when you put whole almonds in a food processor to make almond butter at some intermediate point you have ground almonds, so you've just skipped the first step. Reading More May Cause Envy...Read more
Gradually getting more comfortable with pizza dough, and would like to make a pizza with pesto and potato. But I can’t find a recipe that gives advice about how to do this to make sure the potato cooks through. Has anyone successfully done this sort of pizza at home? Any...Read more
Thinking I was getting a great deal, I bought 1kg of ground (with skin) almonds direct from an almond farmer here in France. Now I'm panicking as I know once I open the vacum packed packet I need to get moving on using them up. I found some...Read more
San Marzano Tomatoes from Cento, Are They Really?">San Marzano Tomatoes from Cento, Are They Really?
A local market is advertising Cento brand San Marzano tomatoes. These are "certified" rather than DOP. On investigation, I find that Cento declares that their certification shows that their SM tomatoes are really SM but that a labelling dispute led them to drop the DOP labelling. On...Read more