One of the Thai few foods I wasn’t very taken with when I tried it a few years ago was khanom tua baep. The casing was bland and the bean filling even more so.
So when I saw pak mor being made in a similar fashion (white batter smoothed over muslin to steam, then filled), I was a little concerned.
Continue reading Thailand Food Exploration: Khao Keab Pak Mor
Who likes powdered foodstuffs? Anyone?
I can’t actually think of that many foods one eats as a powder. Sherbet definitely, icing sugar at a stretch, but I haven’t seen anyone eating flour by the spoonful.
So the thought of powdered peanut butter was distinctly intriguing.
Continue reading Food Analysis: PB2
Look at the photo below. LOOK AT IT!
I ate that in London!
Continue reading Malaysia Night 2012, Trafalgar Square
A few months ago, T made the most amazing chocolate cheesecake brownies from a recipe booklet published by Macmillan Cancer Support. As I devoured a still-warm slice, I thought to myself “add some peanut butter to that cheesecake swirl and this would probably be the world’s best cake”.
You see I, along with much of America, am in love with chocolate and peanut butter. The nutty saltiness and the sweet creaminess are a perfect combination in my eyes.
However in the UK, it’s easy to think one is alone in feeling like this. Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups and a few other Reese’s items are available here and there, but there’s very little else.
Continue reading Chocolate and Peanut Butter
Another month, another post without photos.
My newish job has taken up a lot of my brain space, leaving me woefully ill-placed to remind H to bring a camera and/or take photos with it. However faced with not telling you about an awesome ice-cream shop or telling you about it without photos, I’m going to err on the side of food.
Continue reading The Icecreamists, Covent Garden