Wednesday, 6 May 2020

Crazy Days Challenge - Day 42 - Cooking the Books Challenge - SOOZE'S CHOICE

Sooze's Choice was :

Book 27 = Super Easy One Pound Meals by Miguel Barclay

Page 36 = Sweet & Hot Aubergine

I sort of had the ingredients ... unfortunately not the star of the show which should have been Aubergine.  So I made do with a piece of red pepper instead.  Also I had to substitute the spring onions for some more red onion rings.  And obviously I don't use honey so I used Agave instead.

I think it looks pretty similar!!

I didn't like the taste though, much too sweet for me.  It didn't help that I think I over seasoned it and once you put too much seasoning in, it's hard to get it out with such small proportions.

If I made this again I would adapt it for sure.   I would definitely try it with the aubergine, not use any liquid sweetener and no salt and pepper until the very end.

Tomorrow it is Bumblebee's choice of Book 8  Page 9.

Sue xx


  1. I have all Miguel's books and use them quite a lot, there are a few recipes I have tried and wasn't keen, I think there is a new book coming later this year.

    1. Yes, he's working on it at the moment. I follow him on Instagram and watch his stories every day. Seemingly the book has suddenly changed tack ... but he's being very mysterious!!


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