Sovay's Profile

From: Northern England,

Joined: October 7th, 2012

About me: I've embarked on a mission to cook something new from every cookery book I own - currently 260 - and am planning to use my account here to keep track (thanks to rfb from Librarything for tipping me off to the existence of this site). I've made a couple of rules for myself: to cook the recipe as given, with no substitution or variation unless suggested by the author; and to try to pick a genuinely new dish from each book - in other words, as I've cooked many Leek and Potato Soups in my time, I don't get to count Leek and Potato Soup as a new dish just because I haven't used this specific recipe before (unless it has really significant differences from the usual versions).


Latest review:

June 10th, 2019

Hodge Podge from Mrs Beeton's Cookery Book

Beef and vegetable soup with beer - turned out disappointingly bland. The recipe had no seasoning other than salt and pepper - having tried it, I added a stock cube and some Worcester sauce, which helped... read more >


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The Curry Club Indian Restaurant Cookbook

By Pat Chapman
Salem House Pub - 1986

12th May 2013

Mattar Paneer : page 114

This is the first time I've made a paneer dish with spices incorporated in the paneer itself, not just in the sauce. I liked the result and will certainly try it again. The sauce was also excellent - I like the usual spinach-based sauce for paneer but it can be a bit bland, whereas this tomato-based sauce added plenty of flavour.

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