Friday, November 13, 2009
After I got the nets folded up and stowed away I rinsed off the deck and got the boat ready to sit in the harbour for a little relaxing bit because I wasnt finished yet.
Wheat thrashers are a wonderous thing and I dont know what I would do without one but thats getting side tracked a little and I have flour to grind. See when you are me and you want to make something from scratch no task is to great or to small to get to the finished product.
I wanted a lobster roll but I am on a shrimp budget so I did the next best thing - I made a shrimp roll. Purists out there will tell you that a shrimp roll does not compare to a lobster roll and they would be right - economists out there will tell you that pound for pound shrimp is the better deal and fantasists will tell you that if you let your mind go and imagine its lobster it can be lobster.
Well it isnt lobster its shrimp but its still pretty darn good.
After I ground the flour and sorted the shrimp I baked the bread. While the bread was baking I took some steamed and peeled shrimp and mixed them whole with a little celery, onion and mayo - and that was it! I loaded the whole thing into my fresh made rolls and chowed down like Bubba Gump. (parts of this post were fabricated to enhance the experience of the shrimp roll)
Posted by Christo Gonzales at 3:01 PM