I am on this mashed potato train and I can’t get off…

Stupid Fantastic Comfort Food.

(As per disagreements in comments!)

Minced Pork with Green Beans & Mashed Potatoes
(There really isn’t that much pork in there. More potatoes than pork, the green beans are underneath)

Got the minced pork for sale in the grocery store today. 50% off! Bought it for $2.50, and I have enough for at least 4-5 more big bowls.

And I have a lot of mashed potatoes left, but barely any green beans even though I thought I bought a lot.

BF always asks me what I put in my seasonings and I tell him: whatever I see.

With me in the kitchen, it’s a mixture of any (but never all!) of the following:

  • Ginger
  • Garlic
  • Sesame Oil
  • Olive Oil
  • Oyster Sauce
  • Cooking Sake
  • Mirin
  • Paprika, Turmeric and other Spices
  • White Pepper
  • Fleur de Sel
  • Soya Sauce
  • Dark Soya Sauce
  • Red Curry Paste
  • Bay Leaves
  • Fresh Chopped Green Onions (yes, surprisingly I use these A LOT as a flavour profile)

Depending on the meat, and what else I have paired with it, I just mix what I want in there.

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