Food truck flavours straight from your kitchen

Even prior to food items trucks grew to become a significant matter, I was obsessed with them. My really 1st and slightly terrifying work, aged 15, was in a travelling burger van at neighborhood summer time festivals. We would hold out for the lads to pour out of the tent at the finish of the night and drunkenly descend on us. The minimal van pitched and rolled like a ship on a stormy sea, heaved by the hungry bodies and the funk of stale beer. Chips frying in swirling excess fat, we narrowly avoided mutilation as it spat on to the flooring. 

But now I have my possess food truck demonstrate coming out on RTÉ1 before long. I even get my own vintage caravan to simulate an additional, much more carefree lifestyle. What I arrived across astounded me, the sheer inventiveness of what people provide out of these small areas is so amazing. I was a blessed person to get to do this, you should tune in.

The dishes I am sharing right now could all fortunately be served from a food truck, but let us presume you never have a single, so your kitchen area will be great.

I like sea trout above salmon any day. But I recognize it is not as commonly offered so use salmon if you can not get it. The teriyaki sea trout is comprehensive of bold, punchy flavours nestling in a pillowy brioche bun. Its stickiness is foiled by the crunchy cucumber, intentionally manufactured sizzling with lots of chilli and fragrant pickled ginger.

Coronation chicken samosas. Photograph: Patrick Browne
Coronation hen samosas. Photograph: Patrick Browne

Coronation chicken was invented by the food stuff writer Constance Spry when planning foodstuff for the banquet for Queen Elizabeth’s coronation in 1953. It originally consisted of cooked chicken in a easy curried mayonnaise, but of training course fellas like me have been messing with it ever since.

I use crème fraiche to bind the chicken as it has to be wrapped in filo and baked. I must say I was pretty delighted with the result. There are tutorial movies on line on How to make a Samosa, if you are struggling with the folding.

Thai rice cooker duck. Photograph: Patrick Browne
Thai rice cooker duck. Photograph: Patrick Browne

I made this duck dish in my 28-year-previous rice cooker. You don’t have to have a single to make this, but if I were to spend in a excellent kitchen gadget, this would be it. I’m also sharing basic directions for an oven-baked alternate.

Recipe: Teriyaki sea trout bun, cucumber and ginger pickle
Recipe: Coronation rooster samosas
Recipe: Thai rice cooker duck