Thursday, November 18, 2010

Who am I?










10 comments:

  1. Ohh, I love quizzes...I remember this (I think) is it Longan...I remember you saying that it's also called dragon's eye...looks like one. But do tell about the resulting curd!

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  2. I was gonna guess Tapioca as well. So how what it????

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  3. I guessed right! My step mother ruined tapioca for me though when i was 5. She told me it was fish eyes and I just can't get it out of my head when ever I see it.

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  4. Longan, yum! I was lucky enough to eat mountains of them in Cambodia a couple of years ago. But I don't think I've ever had them cooked - do tell!

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  5. Those of you who guessed longan and tapioca, you are right! Longan I had briefly featured earlier this month, and though I must have eaten tapioca at some point in my childhood, I've certainly never cooked with it. At the pot stage it was quite awful, grey and gummy--I thought I'd ruined it. But no, with coconut milk, sugar, and vanilla added, it was surprisingly awesome, though admittedly nutrient-poor, especially chilled the next day.

    Noa, I actually stirred the longan in after the pudding was done, so it didn't cook. It had the same sort of texture as the tapioca, and I thought the two things went well together.

    Katherine, yeah, it is kind of a fish-eye thing, but in a good way, you know?

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  6. Yumm, I love longan! Definitely going to have to eat some when I get back to Australia, because I've never managed to find it here in Germany. That looks delicious, too!

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  7. I LOVE that 3rd picture. They look much like a lychee nut inside.

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