Go Ahead and Tempeh-Me

Written by Susan Fritz | Wednesday, October 28th, 2015 Posted in Bali, Blog, What I Write

TempehIf you know anything about me, it’s that my favorite non-meat is Tempeh. Now for you non-veg heads TEM-PAY is fermented soybeans (but it’s not tofu!). Sounds terrible, but it’s delicious and the only meat imposter which can, in capable hands, transform into a plausible fake bacon (although it lacks the pliability to wrap around a scallop). You don’t have to believe me or eat it. You simply must imagine my surprise when I found these jobbies: Tempe chips (different country, different spelling)! Not only do these crunchy food angels come in the logical Pringles or Lays flavor of Rumput Laut (for those of you not fluent in Balinese like me that’s “nori” (Nori is a type of seaweed–geez! You non-vegheads are a real headache!). They also come in Original (for some reason “Original” defaults to Prawn, which I won’t be eating), Balado (BBQ-duh!), and a different Original in a purple package. You were waiting for this high-calibur culinary critique. Admit it.  Yum and yum. this food post will self-destruct in 3…2…

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