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Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Couche Couche (Cush Cush)

Well this was a culinary FAIL! It's been a while since I had one, so I guess I needed to be humbled. I suppose I need someone to show me what I did wrong. 

It looked and sounded simple enough. There were many recipes out there, but basically couche couche is simply cornmeal, a pinch or salt, wet with milk or water and then fried up in an iron skillet. Fried cornbread! and you get to eat it for breakfast. 
























































See recipes here:
With Milk: http://www.realcajunrecipes.com/recipe/couche-couche/
 
With Water: http://www.realcajunrecipes.com/recipe/cosh-cosh-or-cush-cush-or-couche-couche/
With Milk and Water: http://www.gumbopages.com/food/breakfast/couche-couche.html


I saw a suggestion in one of the comments to use buttermilk. 

It seems the most important part is not to burn it, but I did. SAD FACE!! 




Stir it! 

oh crap! 


See that black? That's called burnt and it's NO GOOD! 
Maybe I will try again. Maybe not. Maybe I should wait to see 

3 comments:

  1. I think that's normal. I grew up on this and many-a-meal it would look this way. It doesn't taste bad with all the honey and milk we would add to it. Or you can use just straight up sugar. Yummy!!

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  2. Thanks for your comment! I appreciate your feedback.

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  3. maybe a lower fire. It has to fry the corn meal. Keep trying but like just me, ours looked like that sometimes also.

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