Pork and Tofu Curry

20150816_17452720150816_174547This is a Pork and Tofu curry. It was made with the best curry paste I have made in a long time. Not sure what made the paste so good other than I added a couple of new ingredients to the mix. It was my typical Vindaloo style paste with some extra cloves and star anise. It was damn fine what ever the reason.

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Tofu Too Hot

20140125_191051Hot day deserves a hot dish. Despite protestations that it was too hot I would rate this Chicken Bean and Tofu curry at about a medium on my heat scale. It only had two red chillis and the usual garlic, ginger, coriander seed, cumin, garam masala, cinnamon, turmeric and Keens curry powder. I guess the ole girls getting soft.

Lovin the Fu

Gotta say I really don’t know how I haven’t started using firm tofu until last week. I often eat silken tofu in laksa and the like and have had firm tofu in seafood noodles before but only fried it for the first time the otherday. Here I have done it with some bits and pieces out of the fridge for lunch. Its tofu dredged in seasoned cornflour topped with curried egg and a sliver of red capsicum relish served with creme fraiche and horseradish cream and parsnip slivers. Oh thats more of the relish garnishing the creme fraiche.