Feel like something fruity, my fellow fiery food fans? It certainly seems like I do lately.
To get my fix, I’m taking a look at another freebie from one of the most heavy fruit users I know. Daddy Cool’s.
But compared to other fruit-based sauces, this one’s different. It’s brown. Or, as he and his northern friends call it, “Broon”.
That’s right folks, we’re looking at a chilli brown sauce!
Hey guys, it’s recipe week again and, while I’ve never been one for keeping different cultures of food separate if the work together, this summer sizzler’s a real melting pot of influences.
The original dish on which this month’s creation has been based comes from episode 16 of the japanese show “Food Wars” and, should you want to cook the original apple and bacon risotto, a recipe can be found for it in chapter 42 of the show’s manga.
But, while the fruity take on it may be japanese, risotto itself hails from italy and my take uses a morrocan-style spice blend with the peruvian lemon drop chilli to add a bit more substance.
The original did, after all, lose its battle in the anime for being too light and unsatisfying.
So, instead of an apple and bacon risotto, I shall be presenting you with a spiced apple and pear risotto that can be eaten hot as a main dish or cold for a smaller meal like lunch or the originally intended breakfast. Or simply if the warm weather is as agonising for you as it is for me.
Hey there heat eaters, it’s time for another winter warmer.
This time, though, we’re staying away from the chilli and making another one of my extreme other spice desserts.
This month’s spice of choice? Cinnamon extract: