San Francisco Chowhound Picnic
Picture of the Day # 1
I volunteered to be "Food Photographer" for the Chowhound Picnic earlier today. It was a really fun job, although a little tricky to photograph all of the dishes before everyone started diving in to try all of the delicious homecooked food on offer. SF Chowhound will be creating a webpage all about the picnic which I'll link to once it has been put in place. In the meantime, each day or so, I am just going to publish one of my favourite photographs from the picnic.
Martabak (flat eggroll) and Achar (pickled vegetables)
This photo was a result of the excellent cooking demonstration we had. I love the simplicity of this picture, with the tiny cubes of pickled vegetables looming so large in the foreground. In the background, the Thai appetizer we saw being made was a mix of minced beef, spring onions, salt, pepper and beaten egg, wrapped in a sheet of "spring roll wrap", then briefly fried in a skillet until golden. It was delcious. Fred and I rarely eat Asian food at home, but maybe this simple recipe will help change that.
Here is a link to Han's Chowhound post with the full recipe and details. San Francisco Chowhound Picnic