Thursday, 6 October 2011

Neurotic old maid patties

"...I'm single. I eat in the kitchen sink."
- Sarah (Diane Lane) in Must Love Dogs

Well, I'm single too, and I eat on top of the fridge facing a rickety bread toaster and a good, old reading lamp amongst pens, receipts, stray ear rings and notes bound for the loony bin.  In this one particular case when I had been in bed too long, I stood on my 5th floor porch for some fresh air. These are oat patties I managed to conjure err... make during one Saturday when I was unable to eat out.  Tuna chunks, pancake flour, evaporated milk, a large egg, Knorr soy sauce, and shitake bits. There are no spices at all; can't be bothered. Just mix, fry and voila! Every piece turned out yummy.

You would expect me to fidget while trying to leave some for a friend who was coming to dinner. The AC machine became the next table. And then a thought struck. This plate is royal bone china. It falls and hits a sedan on the parking lot below and I'm going to mourn my loss for a long time.  Neurotic, old maid.

A tip: Use quick cooking oats, not instant, for patties.

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Anya said...

I'm also alone
I eat also on weird places :(
Not in the mood to cook for one person !!!!
I know what you mean Hazel
but your food looks great :-)

lyzacruz88 said...

Yummy! Craving for some now lol!

Happy weekend :)

Hazel said...

@Anya, I know... I remember that sad bit last year :( Here's hoping food will help assuage the grief, just enough not to turn us into gluttons :-)

@lyza, have some! :)

January said...

looks delicious...:)

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Dhemz said...

ayayay....looks crispy and crunchy...thanks for the visit!

Jean Soo said...

tuna chunks! oh, sounds so yummy!!! :)

Lynn said...

Interesting. I'll do this one of these weekends.

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momgen said...

That looks yum yum.. happy FTF!

☆♥Shydub♥☆ said...

I'm married and I eat everywhere. the patties looks like good for munching snacks too

nuts said...

I can imagine the scene while you were eating the patties.. looks crunchy here.. :) thanks for the visit.. :)

Tetcha said...

That certainly is an interesting way to cook tuna. I'd love to try this simple and easy recipe. Thanks for sharing! Here's my FTF entry:

Run DMT said...

I'm not single but I love to stand and eat over the kitchen sink. Less mess to clean!

Those look yummy and so simple! Thanks for linking up and playing along. :-)

Jay - agent112778 said...

im single too and i eat on a bowl or on the sauce pan :D

tuna and that.yum.yum.

heres my Food TRIP Friday Entry

""rare*jonRez"" said...

Yay! That for sure is yummy! I love patties! I always make a Carrot patties around here! :)

Late visiting for FTF. My share is the Sweet Potato Roll transformed into a Birthday Cake. Lol. You are welcome to stop by mine too! Thanks!