I like to cook and although I don’t really cook for myself, I do cook for my eldest son every day. He likes good food and is open to experimentation…which means that I get to play with ingredients I would not usually buy.
There have been some strange concoctions over the years, but they have always worked… after a few decades in the kitchen, you get a ‘feel’ for what you can combine to make a palatable dish. Every so often, when we are talking food, I will mention something I used to make or an ingredient I once loved.
“Why have you never mentioned this to me before?” is the inevitable reply. Then I am set to finding the raw materials.
A couple of years ago, we had pizza. I made the mistake, of mentioning an oil I used to make and use. I had come across a…
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