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Sweet potato spread

Serve as a side to spread on fresh baked bread or rolls.

2 lbs (1 kg) boiled sweet potatoes

puréed with:
1 tablespoon (15 ml) Tahini (sesame) paste
2 tablespoons (30 ml) fish sauce
4 tablespoons (60 ml) Thai sweet chili sauce (Nuoe cham ga: red chili, sugar, garlic, vinegar, salt)
juice from 1 lemon
juice from 4 limes
3 tablespoons (45 ml) sesame oil
blend with salt and pepper taste

Stir in 1/2 cup (224 g) sesame seeds
plus very finely chopped coriander and chopped Vietnamese mint to taste.

Recipe courtesy of Chef Luke Rayment. Luke was head chef at the award winning Isis Brasserie in Fortitude Valley, Brisbane, Australia when our son, Scott Perry, was a partner. Both Scott and Luke have moved on, but they were happy to let us feature Luke's recipe.

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