Gato tourner from Rodrigues…

Special post!

Mum has been to Rodrigues for the last 2 weeks and on her return back here, she brought a “gato typik rodriguais” known as “Gato tourner”

lol, want to know y?

Check out the pics….

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Ingredients: flour, yeast(“lelvin”), sugar and syrup.

How it is made?
Flour and yeast is mixed, allowed to rest for about 1 day and then it is turned (“tourner”) as shown in the pics, then finally sugar and syrup are added to give them this color….

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Eugggggggghhhhh!!

Frankly speaking, at first sight, it looks like a piece of fresh meat, with blood all over it!

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If u are sensitive/delicate, u can even vomit, so beware!

The taste?

Pas mal, its sweet because of the sugar and syrupt and has the taste of “Piaw”.
Good to taste but after eating 2 of them, lol, i dont want any now.
3 of them (above) are still in the fridge…

So, that was me, blogging another page of my life, when i tasted the “gato tourner” of Rodrigues Origin

19 thoughts on “Gato tourner from Rodrigues…

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  1. Cki envi fr regime…conseillE de mangE gatO tournE :p par force maigri ha lol…. :d
    coz coment mange 1boute, gagne envi vomiiiii :S
    bleeuuurrkkkk wackkkk waccck :O

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  2. YOUR post brings back fond memories of my childhood in Rodrigues and the time I spent preparing these cakes. It is not surprising that the taste is not sophisticated; after all, the ingredients are basic. But, to be fair, the cakes taste much nicer when fresh.

    Eddy.

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  3. mannnnn, you are reminding me of human flesh, this sounds soooooo delicious. Too bad its not the real thing :(. Its been a time since i killed anybody for consumption.

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  4. to deepa:
    wai, ena enkor dan frigo, vine prend demain matin lol!

    to vissen:
    mo pane try mais prefer to pas trop boire koz en plis ki to pu deguele, to pu gagne ene mari mal o coeur si sa gato la presente devant twa :s

    to eddy:
    ya, it was nicer on sunday, when it was still fresh.

    to others prefering their gato cravate:
    ZOTTE INE FAIRE BON CHOIX!
    but at least, try to taste it someday, si ena imitation dan morice, or peut etre our chere mbc pu cpv show recette la someday! 😮

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