Monday, August 26, 2013

Where's the Chef

Well, on top of all the rain..I couldn't remember my passwords.  I certainly hope that I am not the only person who forgets.  I had it written down but for some reason it wasn't working.  So where have I been?  I can't remember that either.  CRS?  Perhaps.  Does that mean I haven't been cooking?  I don't think so, but sometimes not really sure about that either. 

But, recently I did make the Carrot and Daikon Pickles..julienne.  That is for here although I stopped at the Vietnese cafe yesterday and had their pork Banh Mi with their Carrot & Daikon.  I did take off the fresh jalapeno but that didn't stop the slight tingle on the lipssssss....just love the fresh crusty bread.  I think I will have the same for tonight for supper since I have some left over thin sliced roasted pork sirloin and all the remainder of the ingredients.

On top of the lunch spot did stop at the Hong Kong Market and the Mega Mart...missed the Great Wall and the Hmart but perhaps will hit those this week.  There is nothing more pleasurable that 'gliding' through the isles getting whip lash looking at all the wonderful ingredients and thinking about all the things to make.  It has been years before all this has been laid out before us here...years of having to travel around the country to buy the ingredients.  Yes...Brooklyn for the Middle Eastern products, New York for the Asian, SF and LA for the Chinese (in fact that is where I bought my first cleaver, probably about, well, you really don't want to know how long ago that was).  Of course then there was the conch from

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