I found polenta at the local supermarket!

Polenta is a staple of Northern Italian and Swiss cuisines, but I never tried cooking it myself. Shouldn't be too hard...

I asked my mom how to cook it and she gave me a basic recipe that even a software engineer could follow: first, you slice it...

Mom: "Put tomato sauce in a pan, even with no olive oil, and heat it up. Then, drop the polenta in, and turn it often to prevent it from sticking to the pan. Soon after, sprinkle abundant parmesan cheese all over it and serve."

Me: "uh, doesn't the tomato sauce go on top at the end?"

Mom: "Like I said, in my mind it tastes better this way"

Mom: "maybe you should add more sauce, it seems a bit too dry..."

Mom: "now it should be ready. Add the parmesan and serve it. And remember to turn off the gas!"

(still up to this point)

Sorry, I forgot to take a photo of the final result in the plate... I ate it too fast πŸ˜…

I love my mom's simple home cooking! ❀️

I just figured that "mom" is the American spelling, and "mum" is British. I was using them interchangeably...


Oh... actually, it's a bit more complicated... dammit, English! πŸ€¦β€β™‚οΈ

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