Hi All, we are back this week with Tom C. on Croydon radio at 4pm.
The menu on Saturday 6th June will be a 3 course meal with a food bank food parcel.
As you would know if you are a food bank user, from time to time, you will in your parcel receive stuff that you won’t know what to do with. You won’t always have tins of food that you are familiar with and the idea here is to use some of those food items in the way that you already know how.
For example, some people would assume that crumble can only be made with apples or rhubarb. Now imagine that you have only been given tins of apricots and they have been collecting dust in the cupboard because you don’t know what else to do with them.
What would you do with a tin of asparagus if you found it in your food parcel?
Now cooking has no real rules unless, you are baking… Am here to help people know that celery was never meant to be eaten just as a stick. So if you like crumble desserts, you can make them with any fruit you like. If you like soups do them with any vegetables. Just don’t overdo it on sugar or fat or over eat. If you are at home, allow yourself to fail… no one is watching! Have fun, just don’t waste!
So, next Saturday we are in a family gathering situation where we are dusting off the tins we have been collecting because we had no idea what to do with them.
The menu is as follows:
Dessert: Individual apricot crumble pots topped with roasted desiccated coconut and custard
Hope the menu sounds interesting enough for you to tune in and hear about it… and of course Tom will be tasting all of it!
See you next week and if you have any question or ingredient you are struggling to use from your food parcel, let me know.
Have a great week!