is this really happening? could the poor man be losing his pork-obsessed mind? is the title of this post just a clever ploy to entice naive and starry-eyed vegetarians to read my blog? who is to blame for this sudden and terrifying turn of events?
take a deep breath, and count backwards from ten. i’ll explain everything.
i assure you, this is really happening. don’t worry, i am not throwing in my bacon grease stained apron. i still love meat and i will continue to love meat. that being said, i am happy to inform you that i made a tasty dish without meat the other day, and i have no regrets. i have my purplish-grey, stinky, rubbery friend konnyaku to thank for that.
all it took to take konnyaku from a weird wiggly block of tuber jelly to a beautiful, savory, low-calorie treat was a flash boil, a quick marinade, and a few minutes spent over a frying pan. if any of that sounds interesting to you vegetarians out there, keep reading. i promise you won’t regret it.