Something new with Semolina

During a cooking session at Spearwood Library, on the 17th June, with Swan TAFE cooking teacher Theckla Weldt I learnt how to make an incredible savoury meal with semolina.  It’s an Indian dish called Uppuma and is usually eaten at breakfast, snack or brunch.  Theckla’s chicken curry was really tender, but for me the Semolina short meal stood out in terms of ease of preparation and unique taste and texture.  Before this session I’d only used semolina as a cereal or in sweets such as galaktoboureko. This filling vegetarian meal will now become one of my staples.
Asian delights - cooking demonstration

Luba

Author: Luba

Luba worked at Cockburn Libraries as the Adult Services Librarian until early 2013, when she retired to pursue a career in property subdivision.

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  1. Theckla, your search for excellence it cookery, dress making or organising events are indeed practical and commendable. Well done! Semolina is the core ingredient for “Love Cake” specially prepared by Sri Lankans at functions; and, you prepare it well. It would be most fitting for you to demonstrate the preparation of “Love Cake”.
    Warm Wishes,
    Godfrey Weldt

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    • The Love Cake sounds great – might be something that Theckla can demonstrate next year during Library Lovers’ Day in February.

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