Jeff's recap: learned to eat, not cook
an overly brief (yet still rambling) recap: i ate more Indian food in April than I have the entire rest of my life, although that isn’t saying much. I ate at three different restaurants and one of my goals is fulfilled - i’ve got a go-to specialty dish for when I’m at a place that seems particularly good and i want something spicy enough to make me sweat: lamb vindaloo. I had...
End of month reflection
I didn’t really master a cuisine this month but I did make pazole. Here’s an image of pazole. The Pazole I made had pork, chicken, hominy, tomatillos, cilantro, stock, lemon, chiles, and all kinds of yummy things in it. As you can see from the picture, there are a number of condiments, radishes, limes, onions, etc., that may be served on the side. I also made a tomatillo sauce. I...
I have a really hard time making decisions. More on this later… So, this month, I am learning more about Mexican cuisine and I’m determined to learn how to make a sushi roll. By the end of the week I’ll give more information on my choice of cuisine.
I pick French because: I received two Julia Child DVDs for Christmas and they still have the cellophane on them. We just bought an enormous television. I am eating lots of meat lately and there’s a big fish on one of the DVDs that looks tasty.
April 2010 Experimonth - Learn to cook a new...
I’m not much of a cook. I can follow recipes, and do a little bit of improvising, but mostly stick to a few standards. So to take on something as potentially grand-sounding as “a new cuisine” is a bit of an overstatement. With my cooking skill-set, the definition of “cook” may be in question because I mostly heat/reheat. I do, however, eat. A wide variety of...