I made it!

Jeeze! What’s my luck- the day I get accepted into the Daring Kitchen community, as a daring baker and cook, turns out to be the DC reveal date? Well, I had to dash to the kitchen and get cooking!


The January 2010 DC challenge was hosted by Cuppy of Cuppylicious and she chose a delicious Thai-inspired recipe for Pork Satay from the book 1000 Recipes by Martha Day.

As vegan, and not wanting to harm a pig in my first ever DC challenge, I used tofu for my satay- marinading, baking, and then broiling for a crispy finish.

For the photograph, I laid the tofu satay on a bed of the chunky onion, garlic, and ginger root mix left over from the marinade. I guess I didn’t chop the ingredients finely enough, in any case, it’s delicious eaten with a spoon!

Unable to obtain the coconut milk necessary for the peanut dipping sauce [hey, can you blame me?] I improvised my own. It’s not too bad, but a bit salty.


Well, I’m glad I could get this cooked and posted in time. Let’s hope I can be a bit more timely next month!

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One Response to I made it!

  1. Audax says:

    Welcome and congrats on your 1st challenge and your results are so tasty looking. Well done on this challenge. Cheers from Audax in Sydney Australia.

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