Strict Recipe Follower, or Experimenter?

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What Kind of Cook Are You?

Strict Recipe Follower
2
7%
Experimenter
9
33%
Hybrid
16
59%
 
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Noraine Alissa Poria
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Re: Strict Recipe Follower, or Experimenter?

Post by Noraine Alissa Poria » 07 Oct 2018, 12:16

If i just learned the recipe, I kind of follow everything but once I master it, I begin to add some stuff and experiment. Or want to make it a better dish.j

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Post by Zimall » 01 Nov 2018, 02:46

Sometimes i follow a recipe strictly and sometimes i do experiment and most of the time i blend both of them and turn out isnt really bad.

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Post by brittany_t » 06 Nov 2018, 18:24

Definitely a person who mixes both, I find I follow the recipe if I am baking more than cooking. Though I still change the recipe to fit my needs.

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Post by Somniate » 10 Nov 2018, 18:05

Jennifer Fernandez wrote:
09 Sep 2018, 13:33
As a baker, I would tell you baking recipes are meant to be followed. The chemical reactions and balance of the ingredients are what makes your final product. If you don't know what you are doing you might end up with a mess. But if you know what you are doing its ok to experiment. If it's just regular food, experiment ahead!
This! If it's not baking, I'll be a little creative. But when it comes to baking, I'm careful and only do what the recipe says.

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Post by nomadmadi » 11 Nov 2018, 14:26

If the meal has clear instructions, I simply follow them! If it doesn't taste good, I simply try a new recipe :D

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Post by Ksharmilla » 22 Nov 2018, 13:48

A trait of Caribbean people is that we never follow recipes. It's always improvisation with a pinch of this and that and a few dollops of traditional green seasoning which is never the same blend in any two homes. Very rare do I follow a recipe, there's always something I add or eliminate.
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Post by DakotaA » 23 Nov 2018, 11:33

I'm an experimenter who likes using recipe's as inspiration! When it comes to baking I look as measurements more but tend to add extras in anyway.
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Post by dreamthewilderness » 01 Dec 2018, 14:21

Experimentation all the way! When it comes to baking, I make sure to substitute wisely to avoid throwing off the delicate chemical balance, but in cooking, the possibilities are endless. I'm not afraid to eat my mistakes 😉
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