“Well, let’s try ‘that’ for dinner tonight, shall we?”
I put on my usual apron, tightened my triangular kerchief around my head, and headed to the storage room to pick up the ingredients I needed.
“Hmm, potatoes, onions, meat…”
I tossed them into the basket Kurogane was carrying.
I moved straight to the refrigerated room and took out butter.
“Well then. Firstly, could you boil the potatoes? You don’t have to peel them.”
Mashiro quickly washed the potatoes, put them in a pot with the skin on, poured in water, put the pot on the magic stove, and ignited it.
Start with medium heat, and when the water begins to boil, lower the heat to low and let it simmer.
When the water begins to boil again, lower the heat further and stab it with a skewer. If cooked through, remove the pot from the heat.
“Mashiro, can you cool the potatoes with magic?”
“Leave it to me.”
While he was cooling the potatoes with the combination of ice and wind magic, I took out the bacon from my Inventory and cut it into 2 to 3 cm long pieces and sliced the onions lengthwise into thin strips.
“Cristea, is this good enough?”
“Thank you. Leave it over here, please.”
I cut the potatoes into 1 cm wide slices with the skin on.
Then crush the garlic and roughly chop it, put it in a frying pan with oil and heat it over low heat.
When fragrant, sauté bacon and onions over medium heat, season with salt.
When the onions begin to brown, add the potatoes.
If you prefer your bacon not crispy, you can add it later, but I prefer it crispy, so I put it in first.
The oil from the bacon is then drizzled over the potatoes before the butter is added. I put this in because I want it to be rich, so a little bit goes a long way.
“Finish it off with this!”
Golden powder in a jar… yes, it’s the curry powder Shin sent me.
To prevent the aroma from being lost, I sprinkled it in at the end, and then the dish was finished… Ah yes, I found some herbs similar to Italian parsley while harvesting, so I chopped it up and sprinkled it on top….
“And the curry-flavored German potato salad are done!”
Byakko-sama and Suzaku-sama prepared rice and miso soup with Miria, and Mariel-chan with Sei prepared a salad for Ruby to eat as well. It was the usual buffet style, with each person taking what they want.
“Well then, everyone, let’s enjoy the meal.”
I’ve already split a portion for Teacher Neil, who gets home late, so the remaining portion was gone in no time as everyone fought to get another serving!
Everyone has a great appetite…
I am happy to know that even when I think I have made too much, they always finish everything in a single sitting. If I could check my status, I would be worried that my title changed to “School lunch lady” or something like that.
“Cwistewa-tan, thish ish delish!”
Mariel-chan couldn’t seem to stop eating the curry flavor she hasn’t had in a while.
It’s not polite to talk with your mouth full, you know?
“It tastes very stimulating, so I don’t need a lot of it… but it’s good that Mariel seems to love it. It’s just right to eat in between the salad.”
I wondered if Ruby could eat it, but it didn’t seem to make him sick.
The spices used in curry are mostly treated as medicine in this world, aren’t they?
“Yumm! This would go well with rice! Oh no, it’s already gone, I need seconds…”
“Wait a minute, Byakko. You have already had seconds. It’s my turn now.”
Following after Byakko-sama, Kurogane and Mashiro scrambled to be the first at the serving table.
“A, awa, me too!”
Mariel-chan… you don’t have to compete with those foodie Sacred Beasts, okay?
… Rather, didn’t you get a huge pile of food at the beginning…? You have eaten it already?
“… Me too.”
It was funny that Sei was eating silently, but then he stood up and headed off at a brisk pace with a neatly finished plate in his hand.
Curry flavor seems to be very popular in this world.