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What I Ate: April 20, 2010 (Central Market Cafe)

Posted 20 April, 2010 at 10:19pm by Michael Chu
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Dinner: We had creamed chicken again (apparently, I made enough for 3 meals), and I had to made new biscuits because I wasn't happy with yesterday's. I made sure I didn't roll it out to thin this time and and they came out great.
Fresh Baked Biscuits
Biscuits and Creamed Chicken

We also tried three different kinds of yams and sweet potatoes. I baked a (from left to right) Garnet Yam, Jersey Sweet Potato, and Japanese Sweet Potato. The Jersey was Tina's favorite (I thought it had the cleanest sweet flavor) while the Japanese was mine (sweet, but with a hint of natural saltiness - it was also very dry and dense compared to the other two). The Garnet Yam was very watery (but not watered down - it was just wet, but strongly flavored) and the taste was sweet but with some acidity.
Garnet Yam, Jersey Sweet Potato, and Japanese Sweet Potato

Lunch: I had Penne with Basil Pesto sauce and Salmon for lunch at Central Market Cafe.
Central Market Cafe - Basil Pesto Penne with Salmon

2 comments to What I Ate: April 20, 2010 (Central Market Cafe)

Jeff, April 25th, 2010 at 10:09 pm:

  • I was wondering if you knew the cause of the spots the biscuits. Almost every time I make a batch of buttermilk biscuits, the tops have dark specks in them. Also, how many times did you fold and roll the dough to get those nice layers?

Michael Chu, April 25th, 2010 at 10:58 pm:

  • Yeah, I don't know about the cause for those dots.

    I did a trifold (folding over 1/3 and then the other third) twice before cutting into rounds.