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Discussion in 'Ephemera and Photographs' started by scoutshouse, Sep 23, 2019.

  1. scoutshouse

    scoutshouse Well-Known Member

    So, @silverthwait <3

    This lingered with me, and I'm now kind of desperate to learn how to make Flemish stew AKA Carbonnade à la Flamande.

    Jaques Pepin's recipe looks very easy. But, your recipe would be my treasure, if you divulged.. :)

    What kind of beer do you use?
  2. silverthwait

    silverthwait Well-Known Member

    Except for the beer, as I use Guinness Stout, I use Julia Child's recipe.

    I find her recipes to be simple, easy to follow, and really, REALLY GOOD. (And not all cluttered up with dashes of middle-eastern whatsis, and south American thingles!)

    Further soup recipes:

    Mongol - Tomato and Pea mixed together. Comes out tasting like some kind of bean and feeds Vegetarians! (Well!)

    Curry - cream of chicken, add one teaspoon of curry, and pour over rice, or chicken and rice. Or, shrimp & rice with cream of shrimp. (One can also add nuts, or parsley, or something else to taste.)

    Chinese soup (the packet kind) - prepare as directed, but when it boils, add one egg, wait four seconds, then stir, Add a small handfull of baby spinach (or lettuce) add an extra quarter teaspoon ginger, a decent jolt of soy sauce, and a good sprinkle of garlic powder (NOT salt!), when you stir in the stuff in the little pouch. (Many variations on this - shrimp especially good)

    My college had a nice little kitchen on each floor. :)
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  3. silverthwait

    silverthwait Well-Known Member

    Caution: do NOT use a recipe "based" on Julia's.

    And, if you are into Flemish, try Waterzooi! Served in flat soup bowls, with knife, fork and soup spoon. The Big one.

    And let me know how your Carbonnade comes out! Please!
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