When Hillary was home she used to make Chicken Curry for the family. It was kind of her specialty. Still is actually. We were introduced to this meal five years ago. When we had our second Japanese foreign exchange student, it was a requirement that the students make a meal for their host family while here.
Shuka, our first, made this wonderful cabbage, pork, crepe sort of thing... I wish I had that recipe too! Nao was a bit less skilled in the kitchen and we all giggled when she pulled out this curry package and her mother's carefully detailed instructions. But, it was delicious. Imagine our surprise when a couple of years later we discovered that you could get the exact curry mix here at our rural grocery store!
Although that mix is wonderful tasting, I began to be a bit nervous about the ingredients when it became a regular on our menu. I just wasn't sure how natural it was and I'm really not a pre-packaged kind of gal. So we began surfing for a scratch curry recipe. We still don't like anything quite as well as we did the first, but it's still a favorite.
|I'm sure Audrey deserved it...|
Yesterday, on our way home from sewing, Erin asked if we could stop at the grocery store and get the ingredients for a curry dinner. I usually don't like to just stop like that. I end up paying more than I'm comfortable with. But, there was a worthwhile trade off here. Hmm, "my 15 year old wants to make dinner. I won't have to cook, and she takes over sissy's place as curry chef in the P. household". Definitely worth the few extra dollars!
Once again we tried something new. Still not our favorite, but still yum!
So, if anyone has a curry recipe that they love, please share. Not that we're picky or anything. ;)