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« Reply #250 on: April 24, 2018, 08:07:24 pm »

Even more dangerous, this menu of pork leads to the perennial Australian cross-ditch query:

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So, hastily back to the Chiko.

  NZ where men are brave... And sheep are worried

But it's a vicious little circle. If you knew what the farmer did to the sheep would you eat the meat? No! Of course not! The solution is of course, government mandated chastity belts (for the sheep), and a compulsory Christian lecturing to the farmers...  Grin

You could create a grade schedule for the quality of the meat. Similar to the  "USDA Prime,"  "USDA Choice" and "USDA Prime" qualifiers for beef in the United States... Something like this:

"100% Prime New Zealand Virgin Lamb"   Cheesy Grin


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« Reply #251 on: April 25, 2018, 11:20:39 am »

Even more dangerous, this menu of pork leads to the perennial Australian cross-ditch query:

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So, hastily back to the Chiko.

  NZ where men are brave... And sheep are worried

But it's a vicious little circle. If you knew what the farmer did to the sheep would you eat the meat? No! Of course not! The solution is of course, government mandated chastity belts (for the sheep), and a compulsory Christian lecturing to the farmers...  Grin

You could create a grade schedule for the quality of the meat. Similar to the  "USDA Prime,"  "USDA Choice" and "USDA Prime" qualifiers for beef in the United States... Something like this:

"100% Prime New Zealand Virgin Lamb"   Cheesy Grin




 That would only work  if they could find any wise men
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« Reply #252 on: October 01, 2018, 05:24:47 am »

Rostis
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Hash Browns

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« Reply #253 on: October 01, 2018, 08:56:09 am »


 Mmm that is worth a try
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« Reply #254 on: October 02, 2018, 09:34:48 am »

I think potato pancakes are somewhat universal. The potato started life in South America, and then spread to Europe and elsewhere, so it's really everywhere.

Speaking of which, there is this street plate called "Salchipapas" in Peru (salchicha=sausage, papas= potatoes), also known as "Salchipulpos" (pulpo=octopus not because of the ingredients but how the sausage is sliced in the shape of a tiny octopus) elsewhere in Latin America.

I don't think this is "traditional food," but rather contemporary. I don't even know if it could be called "Peruvian." Certainly in Mexico I never heard of it in the 1970/80s. South America can have a more European menu, but I expect that more around Argentina, Uruguay and Chile where there is a greater German influence from immigrants - so I'm not sure why Lime Peru is considered the epicentre for this food of sausage potatoes and coleslaw.

Anyhow, as the name implies this is a plate of fried sausage and potatoes. The sausage is typically an American style Wiener/Frank/Hot Dog which in turn is a derivative of Mortadella and Frankfurter Würstel in Europe. The potatoes may be British style chips (wedges) or French Fries or otherwise. Coleslaw, mustard and olive sauce is more typical in South America and chili peppers or hot sauce in Mexico. Ketchup is also used.

The one in Mexico is rather odd, because the sausage links are cut in the shape of a tiny octopus. I've also seen it in that form coming from Spain.


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« Reply #255 on: October 02, 2018, 11:07:58 am »


   That is a tasty combo. I cook some thing similar  with cubed potatoes, sausage [ or ham / bacon], onion, silver beet  what have you.  The sausages would not be traditional  Peruvian  offerings.  The idea of octapus or Kraken   is an interesting turn.
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« Reply #256 on: October 20, 2018, 01:25:23 am »

my favourite fried foods are Japanese (sometimes I hate how obvious I am. This is not one of those times). Strangely enough, for a country known for its healthy cuisine, the Japanese are really actually overly fond of frying food. They fry almost everything. (The best part is where I ate fried foods almost daily in Japan, and I still lost weight)

There`s korokke, a fried..potato...thing....that`s really good. It often comes with a sauce, but you can get it as it is too. They sold them at my uni in Kyoto for 36 yen each (which was, well, a couple of cents in euro), so I ate them everyday in the short break.



Then there`s of course tempura, which I think everyone knows. Especially ebi tempura (shrimp) and pumpkin tempura are personal favourites.


Other fried foods include but are not limited to karaage (fried chicken), tonkatsu (pork), inarizushi (fried tofu poach filled with rice), and tofu.

Aaaand now I`m really hungry. Again. Thanks. Wink


I don't know if I've mentioned this in this thread. Apologies if I repeated something, but Tempura was actually brought to Japan by the Portuguese in the 17th. C

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toward the end of the 16th century, a fritter-cooking technique using flour and eggs as a batter was acquired from Portuguese missionaries and merchants from the region of Alentejo, who resided in Nagasaki. It came about as a way to fulfill the fasting and abstinence rules for Catholics surrounding the quarterly ember days (Latin: Quatuor Tempora). Hence, the etymology of the word, tempura. In those days, tempura in Nagasaki was deep-fried in lard with a batter consisting of flour, water, eggs, and salt, and unlike the modern version, was eaten without a dipping sauce


https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tempura

In the beginning of the 17th century around the Tokyo Bay area, the raw materials of tempura and its method underwent a remarkable change as the Yatai (food cart) culture gained more popularity. Making the best use of fresh seafood while preserving its delicate taste, tempura used only flour, eggs and water as ingredients and the batter was not flavored. As the batter was mixed minimally in cold water, it avoided the dough-like stickiness caused by the activation of wheat gluten, resulting in the crispy texture which is now characteristic of tempura. It became customary to eat tempura by dipping quickly in a sauce mixed with grated daikon just before it was eaten. Today in Japan the mainstream of tempura recipes basically originate from "Tokyo style (Edo style)" tempura, which was invented at the food stalls along the riverside fish market in the Edo period.

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« Reply #257 on: October 20, 2018, 08:03:26 pm »

Tempura.  Reminds me...

Circa 1990, a little lunch counter in Ypsilanti, Michigan, called "College Dog", was owned by a Chinese immigrant family. They had what you would expect at a hot dog/burger counter, but they also offered a few stir fry dishes.

They had a dish called, simply, "Spicy Chicken with Vegetables". It was chicken fried in tempura batter, with stir-fried vegetables, in spicy brown sauce. It was a bit like General Tso's chicken, except without the sugar or tomato paste. Not exceptionally exotic, but I haven't seen this exact dish on any menu anywhere else before or since.

They would prepare it right there, behind the counter; dried chillies were fried in the oil before the other vegetables, and they would put a generous squirt of sriracha sauce into the walk before adding the fried chicken to the final mixture. That was the first time I ever saw sriracha sauce, and shortly thereafter I bought a bottle at the first Chinese grocery store I ever saw.

College Dog closed when the family decided to relocate to Florida; it couldn't have been for lack of business. I've never had that precise dish ever since, and now I think that I need to formulate a recipe for it from my memories.
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« Reply #258 on: October 22, 2018, 10:10:59 pm »

And how about this? The so-British Fish and Chips, is actually Portuguese and more specifically Jewish. It came after the routing of Jews in the Iberian Peninsula when 8th-12th C  Sephardic Jews lived in relative safety within Portugal which was al-Andalus at the time. Later when Portugal began to persecute Jews, some fled to England. The fried fish was made on Fridays, as religious law forbade them to cook anything on Sabbath. The batter was believed to preserve the fish so it oculd be made on Fraday and eaten on Saturday.

In Britain, the dish known in Andalusian dialect as pescaíto frito (fried fish)  became known as "Fish prepared in the Jewish Manner" in the streets of London. The chips, however, were not added until late in the 19th. C.

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But the Friday-night tradition was likely chipless until the late-19th century. The general popularity of the potato bloomed late in Europe, and it wasn’t until the late 1800s that the tuber was accepted, due especially to the promotional efforts of a French scientist. Though there are several theories of how the potato came to England—and how it became the “chip” we know and love today—one historical account credits a tripe vendor by the name of Mrs. “Granny” Duce with selling the first fried cut potatoes to the public.

https://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/who-invented-fish-and-chips

How Fish and Chips Migrated to Great Britain

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« Reply #259 on: October 23, 2018, 09:23:49 pm »

This cannot possibly be authentic fish and chips because although it is displayed on a beach there is not one seagull trying to steal it!!!

By the way, it depends which area of England you come from whether it is 'fish and chips' or 'chips and fish' (and whether, traditionally, you put gravy on the chips …)
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« Reply #260 on: October 24, 2018, 07:32:39 am »

By the way, it depends which area of England you come from whether it is 'fish and chips' or 'chips and fish' (and whether, traditionally, you put gravy on the chips …)
And once you head into Scotland it becomes a 'fish supper'.  Smiley
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« Reply #261 on: December 06, 2018, 01:15:43 am »

(Deep) Fried Grits.

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« Reply #262 on: December 06, 2018, 03:54:58 am »

By the way, it depends which area of England you come from whether it is 'fish and chips' or 'chips and fish' (and whether, traditionally, you put gravy on the chips …)
And once you head into Scotland it becomes a 'fish supper'.  Smiley

Or even "a bag of (fish &) chips" in some parts of S. Wales.
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« Reply #263 on: December 06, 2018, 11:45:26 pm »

(Deep) Fried Grits.



This truly sounds disgusting. For anyone who has eaten grits you will know that frying them would do nothing for the taste. Like frying baby food.
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« Reply #264 on: December 27, 2018, 01:26:05 am »

Fried Chicken or Duck gizzards.
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