Thursday, 20 October 2016

Eating Like a Thug



Sarah and Andy have another ten days before they return from their epic trip to India.  They are currently staying at some retreat on the edge of the Himalayas; they are going on a tiger safari this evening.  They appear to be having a wonderful time and Indian food has clearly been a highlight for them as it suits their vegan diet.



Back in Sydney, Paul and I have been experimenting with vegan cooking to expand our limited repertoire of recipes.  Thug Kitchen, a book I found in Sarah’s bookcase, is written in a somewhat contrived expletive-ridden language but it does contain many interesting recipes and the writers do manage to convey an energy and passion for cooking.  So last night I tried out the mango curry. 



My verdict:  It's a fairly standard vegetable curry but the mango and lime juice that is added just before serving gives it a fresh citrussy flavour that truly raises its game.  I reckon I can give those Indian curries a run for their money.

It really looked and tasted better than this!



12 comments:

  1. Do you know that real Buddhists are carnivores and it is only their western counter parts that are not ?

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    1. Really? Never thought about it before to be honest.

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  2. Mango curry sounds interesting. Very unusual.

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    1. I shall definitely try the recipe again.

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  3. Do you think that Delia could (or should) reprint her books and update by putting a couple of 'fu***ngs' on every page?

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    1. That would be so funny but I just can't see Delia dropping her head girl image and using bad language.

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  4. Thug Kitchen? I expect the chef to be wearing knuckledusters and a leather jacket. God help the sous chef! He'll be screaming when his head is brutally squeezed into the microwave.

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    1. It's very hard to peel a mango if you're wearing knuckledusters.

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  5. I love Mangoes and I could eat them every day but so expensive here! I have tasted them ripe off the tree once; deliciously juicy, I was licking my fingers and arms!
    Greetings Maria x

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    1. It would be wonderful to eat them that fresh. Sticky though!

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  6. With reference to the last post ...am loving noodle night x

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    1. You can't beat a night of noodles!

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