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I'm a Melbourne boy, hailing from St Kilda with one ex, one current wife and four kids. Love the outdoors and making new discoveries. I cook a lot at home (cheers from wife) and do some preserving, mostly jams, pickles and fruit liqueurs. This is the diary of a cooking journey.

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Tuesday, November 20, 2007
Herring in Carrot Sauce

Oh my, I've failed you.

Despite my charm, cajoling and anything else I could think of, the recipe for this remains a secret. It's an old Polish family recipe for salted herring marinated in a carrot sauce and is seriously good, but there you have it, I can't tell you.

Don't fret though, dear reader. It has given me an idea for another dish, a variation upon a classic and since that will be my recipe, every tiny detail will be yours.

Soon, I promise.
  posted at 7:33 am

At 12:12 pm, Blogger Anh said...

Patiently waiting for your interesting recipe!

At 3:27 pm, Blogger kitchen hand said...

I could guess at lots of onion and tomato for zing, paprika for bite.

Incidentally, I have a jar of Indian carrot pickle at home. I'm only halfway through it - it's hot as Hades, the carrot is merely the medium.

At 12:38 am, Blogger MyKitchenInHalfCups said...

This failure can be overcome with the proper effort!

At 5:14 pm, Blogger neil said...

Hi anh, it will be worth it. It's quite a different idea, that in my head at least, works.

Hi kitchen hand, not bad at all, I know there are onions and tomato paste, but definitely no paprika.

I had a jar of chile bean paste, Chinese I think, that was similar to that, it took me years to get through it and it never went off either.

Hi Tanna, are you suggesting some heavy-duty sweet talkin'?


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