It’s been a year now. The food processor’s gestation period, like its size, appears to be elephantine.
So I’m now the proud owner of a replacement device: A mandolin. It slices. It juliennes. It fits in the silverware drawer. And its tiny bits stay attached. (Which is only right.)
I celebrated my bounty by making the most amazing salad I've had in...well...38 days.
Here's the recipe:
2 small ripe tomatoes
Jicama, partially peeled
2 basil leaves, chopped
Sea salt, ground pepper to taste
Using mandolin, slice tomatoes into a bowl. Julienne about 1/4C of peeled jicama. Top with chopped fresh basil leaves, capers, and salt and pepper. Toss and enjoy.
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Maybe if the machine could actually see how adorable Paul McCartney was in 1976, I'd have more success: Silly Love Songs.
Nice mandolin. Do you wear the gloves that can come with it, too?? So fancy...NOT! I love my mandolin as well, though mine has misplaced it's julienne attachment, so I'm less thrilled than I could be. All I can do is slice, but I live with it. We're not all perfect, including my mandolin.ReplyDelete