Chicken, corn, zucchini, egg noodle, poblano pepper, ginger, rice wine vinegar, soy sauce, lime juice, sambal oelek, fish sauce.
Fun mix of Asia and the Occident. Funny how that word isn’t used anymore. Languages change. The Ukraine is now Ukraine, while Gambia is now The Gambia.
“‘Meow’ means ‘woof’ in cat.” George Carlin
Sauteed portabella, chanterelle, and crimini mushrooms, milk, chicken thigh, potato, dill, tarragon, ghee, butter.
“When the men on the chessboard get up and tell you where to go, and you’ve just had some kind of mushroom, go ask Alice.” Grace Slick
Mirepoix: white, red, and yellow onion, red bell pepper, celery. Roasted franks, mystery greens, chopped pistachio, hoisin sauce, oyster sauce, rice wine vinegar, lime juice, sambal oelek, ghee, sesame oil.
Wonderful contrast of acid and heat.
“Everything under heaven is in utter chaos; the situation is excellent.” Mao Zedong. Sounds like how I make soup.
Onion, celery, carrot, corn, peas, roasted chicken, cumin, pepper, Italian seasoning, brown rice, chili pepper
Michele very smartly used frozen peas and not those nasty grey limp insipid canned peas. Shudder.
“Peas baffled me. I could not understand why grown-ups would take things that tasted so good raw, and then put them in tins, and make them revolting.” Neil Gaiman
Onion, ground beef, mystery green, worcestershire sauce, cumin, cinnamon, garlic.
We got a huge bag of….something from a local gardener. Maybe chard, maybe collards. But they were awesome.
“The most beautiful experience we can have is the mysterious.” Albert Einstein
Onions, tenderloin, sirloin, potato, potato gratin mix, dijon mustard, tarragon, garlic, risotto rice with porcini.
Hooray for beef. “Fetchez la vache”.
Standard mirepoix plus fennel. Ground turkey, cauliflower, trumpet royale mushroom, peanut butter, chopped pistachio, cumin, garlic, coriander, red pepper flakes
Had never heard of trumpet royale mushrooms, so in they went. Fun ingredient.
“If you got a trumpet, get on your feet, brother, and blow it!” Nick Cave