Cottage pie is a traditional dish from the UK. As a child it was on the menu at least once a week whether it be for school dinners or at home. Coming from a family of 5 with parents who worked full time and some more- mince dinners provided routine to our week.
Time flies fast. Our Freestyle cooking event became to an event No.5. This time we would make English-Scottish dishes for a celebration of declaration that Scotland will stay united with the United Kingdom. We planned to make : Starter- Scotch broth , Main- Cottage pie served with buttered green beans, roasted carrots with honey and sesame seeds , Dessert- Shortbread with whipped cream and a raspberry coulis. Let’s check it out…..
Our freestyle cooking event #4 , we had two new guest. First , she is a girl I knew from meetup , Ayami. She told me that she love to cook. But she have not tried to make Thai dish before. Second was Thai girl , Picha , who applied by meetup.com. Her profile told us that she loves to eat. But she have never cooked anything before. So it would be great to have two people who are interested in cooking in our group. As we formed our Freestyle cooking group for anyone who are interesting in cooking , not just for an expert. Let’s check it out how did they do!
Tom Kha Kai or Thai chicken coconut soup is a spicy and sour hot soup with coconut milk. This dish is getting more and more popular among Farang(Western). As it is not very spicy as most of other Thai curry. But you could still have a taste of chilies and herbs with beautiful light creamy coconut milk.
We had a fun night of making an Italian foods. There are five dishes to served 8 people , more than enough right? I did enjoy my first time of making my own pizza very much. It was fun and yum! I am sure we could not get this experience like this in any restaurant. But there are something that was bugged me.