A Musician, DJ, manager and father continues his journey.....to who knows where?
Monday, August 16, 2010
Learning to cook Veggie Food.
Something I'd always had trouble with - most of my veggie dishes tended to be somewhat bland, or just a melange of vegetables;everything turns to ratatouille.Yesterday though - we played host to two other families from our NCT group, and there was veggie chili on the menu. I think the real secret is texture - no great big lumps of vegetables - or the dreaded ratatouille beckons. Keeping the mire-poix small, keeping the onions minced, keeping the bean content high - all of this helped. Also, spicing it like it was a meaty chili, adding mushroom ketchup, and top of the list, making my own tomato puree with blended sun-dried tomatoes in oil (I stole this one from Jamie Oliver)