Carol Taylor shares some of the exotic and I have to be honest (unlikely to be eaten by Sally) foods in her adopted home in Thailand. If you like your frogs crispy then this is for you.. oh and did I mention the insects in batter? Anyway this post will serve to promote a new series starting tomorrow.. Cook from Scratch with Sally and Carol… I provide the ingredients (no frogs) and Carol will be turning them into several amazing dishes. Any insects will be purely decorative and there by choice not design! I hope you will join us for Salmon in all its glory just after midnight.
I got to thinking…….Ha Ha….Yes, you are right every last one of you, when I do that it’s dangerous!
On a weekend boat trip to the Red Lotus Lake, I was amazed when I learnt what you can make with the Lotus flower. It was so beautiful here just miles and miles of water covered in these lovely lotus flowers. Little did I know until our friendly boatman told us that these wetlands not only had fish but flora which was edible.
A long time ago the petals were used basically as fag papers..just like my dad used Rizzlas I used to sit and watch him with a child’s fascination as he rolled his tobacco into cigarettes.
The flowers are also edible and make lettuce cups look positively boring. The seed pods are lovely to eat just pop those little circles out..take off the outside and eat.
and some say they taste like…
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