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Juliennes

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I always struggle with vegetables. Not because I don’t like them but because they always look so unattractive to me on the shelves. They just don’t inspire me visually in the same way that steak does. Which means I always have to force myself to do some veg sidedish along with the proper cooking. A rather nice way of handling veg is making Juliennes.

The method I found for that was to slice the veg – say carrots of celery stalks – into thin angular sticks. Then you boil them a little and perhaps give them a little fry at the end with a generous helping of butter and spices to taste. The result is quite lovely and I enjoyed it.

Juliennes in a pot

Er right, and I’m also a fan of chopping vegetables. So this doesn’t just taste nice but it’s fun to make as well.

May 31, 2008, 9:38

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Comment by Andy Lee: User icon

If you were to rinse the veggies after slicing them, would you use a “julienne colander”?

May 31, 2008, 3:06

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