easy chicken & bamboo stew

After a brilliant spell of winter sunshine this weekend, the rain today calls for a slow-cooked stew with minimal effort. I remember a recipe my mother mentioned a few months back which appeals to me now. It is a matter of putting all the ingredients in the pan and letting it simmer. This kind of cooking is ideal when life becomes too busy.

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bamboo shoots

bamboo shoots

description Young fresh bamboo shoots are crisp and slightly sweet. Some bamboo shoots can be eaten raw and others require boiling in water for 20 minutes to remove any bitterness. It is commonly sold canned at the supermarket. substitutes None availability Supermarkets, Asian stores related recipes Bamboo curry, Fresh vegetable spring rolls, Roselle leaves &…

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