I’m not the only person in Casa de Cooker with superpowers.
The Big Sister has several superpowers. She can simultaneous tell you a joke that will have you falling down with laughter at the same time as leaving her school shoes in exactly the place that will have you falling down as you walk through the back door moments later.
Bearhands can sense that I’m in a foul mood and with the deft touch of a bomb disposal specialist knows just when to diffuse the situation. His other superpower is knowing exactly when the ads are over and flicking the channel back without missing a minute of the show.
The Little Sister’s tummy has a couple of superpowers too. It alerts her the moment that you sit down to work and demands to be fed. Her tummy also knows the moment I’m cooking with my hands – rolling dough, stuffing chicken – then it produces something she needs my help wiping. It’s truly a gift!
When I offered him one of these broccoli, cauliflower and helium fritters, Bearhands begged me not to blog them but to offer the recipe to the highest bidder. Imagine all the goodness of broccoli, cauliflower and cheese in a fritter case. Yep. It’s true. Broccoli is my superpower!
broccoli cauliflower and halloumi fritters
1/2 cup plain flour
1/2 cup self raising flour
1 cup milk
salt and pepper to season
In a large bowl combine the flours, egg and milk and beat until smooth. Allow to rest while you prepare the rest of the ingredients.
Steam the broccoli and cauliflower using your preferred method, then drain them of any excess liquid. I wash mine, break it into small florets and microwave. In a large bowl combine the flours, egg and milk and beat until smooth. Dice the halloumi into little cubes and stir into the batter. Add the cauliflower and broccoli and stir until evenly distributed. Season with salt and pepper.
There’s plenty of other superpowers I prefer to being the broccoli whisperer, but at my age I’ll take what I can get.
what superpower do you wish you possessed?