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Old 09-14-2018, 11:57 PM
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Default I got a bunch of tamarinds, but

I got them too early. I guess I was excited to see them available, but these things are incredibly tart. Possibly the tartest flavor I have ever encountered. I can barely put this thing in my mouth. The intensity of this flavor makes it impossible to eat raw, as is my usual preference.

Anybody have any idea what I can do with these things?
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Old 09-15-2018, 12:13 AM
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Chutney is my personal baseline for what to do with a tamarind
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Old 09-15-2018, 07:01 AM
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Tamarinds aren't typically eaten raw, for the reason you described. Once you strain the pulp it becomes a great flavoring agent for a bunch of different dishes.
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Old 09-15-2018, 08:11 AM
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...am I the only person who finds them insanely sweet, then?
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Old 09-15-2018, 08:36 AM
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When life gives you tamarinds, make tamarindade
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Old 09-15-2018, 09:19 AM
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Tamarindo agua fresca is great, so what rupples said
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Old 09-15-2018, 02:23 PM
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Have you considered taking them to Tamarkand?
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