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Coconut Milk Shroves and Coconut Chicken Curry (BTFF)

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summary: recipe for roti jala based on a recipe in FlatBreads and Flavors by Jeffrey Alford and Naomi Duguid; coconut chicken curry is great with roti jala; our video of making roti jala; information about Baking Through Flatbreads and Flavors (BTFF) (click on image(s) to see larger views and more photos)

A group of us are baking our way through the wonderful cookbook/travelogue “Flatbreads and Flavors” by Jeffrey Alford and Naomi Duguid. Some of us (cough) are doing more baking than others. The group began in Mexico with corn tortillas and Pueblo chile bathed pork. Malaysian Roti Jala and Gulai Ayam is the second part of the group’s task. What a comedy of errors!

roti jala Have you had your shroves today? We did. And last night too. Not just any old kind of shroves, mind. We had lacy Malaysian-style shroves made with coconut milk. Yes, thanks to Naomi Duguid and Jeffrey Alford, we made Roti Jala.

They suggested that the best thing to have with roti jala is chicken curry. We played fast and loose with Duguid and Alford’s curry recipe. Ha. When I say “we”, of course I mean “he”. Because T did all the mixing. I did all the reading…. (continue reading )

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