Do any of these mock recipes really taste like the real thing?
I have recently tried some raw mock recipes. Tacos, spegetti, and something that was suppose to taste like tuna. I chose recipes that had good reviews. I figure if a lot of people like it then it's probably going to be good. Unfortantely I was quite disappointed with all of them. They didn't taste very good, and they certainly didn't taste like the real thing. Which makes me wonder if any of these mock recipes are really going to taste like the real thing.
The spagetti was the best, and I do think that I can work with that and make it better. I was suppose to use a spiral slicer to turn the zuccine into angel hair pasta, but I couldn't find a spiral slicer anywhere. Had to use a carrot cutter instead to make the pasta. By the way, where do you all get your spiral slicers? The sauce was edible, but it could be better.
The tacos and the mock tuna were both made by grinding up nuts in the food processor with some other things. Walnuts in the case of the tacos and almonds and sunflower seeds for the mock tuna. End the end, they didn't taste like tacos and tuna, they tasted like seasoned ground up nuts. Then I got to thinking that with recipes like this, you're probably getting way too many nuts in one meal anyway. I do like putting a few nuts like walnuts on a salad or eatting a few nuts as a snack, but I feel like you shouldn't eat that many nuts in one meal. So as for me, I'll probably stay away from recipes like that in the future.
Also I hate the fact that you have to soak your nuts and seeds for eight hours to remove the enzyme inhibitors. It is a pain to have to plan your meals ahead of time. I've been wanting to make some almond milk and granolla for breakfast, but keep forgetting to put the nuts in water before I go to bed so they can soak over night.