Saturday, October 13, 2007
I'd sooner run out of wonton wrappers...
There's a scene in "Father of the Bride" where Steve Martin's character is on the verge of a nervous breakdown in a supermarket. He is approached by a security guard while he is busy removing buns from a packet:
"I'll tell you what I'm doing. I want to buy eight hot dogs and eight
hot dog buns to go with them. But no one sells eight hot dog buns.
They only sell twelve hot dog buns. So I end up paying for four buns I
don't need. So I am removing the superfluous buns."
Not quite the same thing but I was reminded of that scene when I ran out of wrappers while making wontons and was left with half a bowl full of pork mince. Well, I don't have anyone to blame but myself for the lack of planning but I never measure anything when I cook anyway (unless it's a tricky new recipe I'm trying out). So, I will probably just freeze the mince and cook a stir fry on another occasion.
I'm also trying out a new chicken curry recipe my friend Belinda gave me. I decided however, to use big drumstick pieces even though the recipe specifically says "no big pieces should be used"...
The question is, do I have wontons or chicken curry for dinner?
On another note, Nath is out with his mates on his bucks weekend. So, while he's away I thought, why not check out my old Cam Girl Zoe's gig in Brunswick tonight? Why not indeed.