• Vegetables

    Fried Zucchini

    I was just about to cook ‘Pan Fried Zucchini’. Then I saw a bag of Polenta (Cornmeal), which I need to use up soon. I instantly thought about my ‘Fried Okra’ recipe. I cooked Zucchini in the same method. The grainy coating with Polenta and crunchy Zucchini are a good match. Next time I will …

  • Vegetables

    Crunchy Okra Fritters

    Many Australian people where I am living now don’t eat Okra, OR probably they don’t know what Okra is. My No.1 Okra dish is definitely ‘Fried Okra’, that I fell in love with instantly when I was in Alabama many years ago. And this ‘Crunchy Okra Fritters’ is No. 2. Makes 4 Servings Ingredients 10 …

  • Baked & Fried Sweets

    Polenta (Cornmeal) Cookies

    These Italian ‘Zaletti’ inspired cookies are ‘love them or hate them’ cookies. As the main ingredient is Polenta (Cornmeal), the cookie’s texture is grainy. If you don’t enjoy the texture of cornbread, you might not enjoy them. But I love them!!! Makes 24 cookies Ingredients 125g Butter *softened1/2 cup Caster Sugar1 Egg1 cup Polenta (Cornmeal)3/4 …