soup of the week ending 7 oct 2018

Short week this week, as we are away for a couple of days, but: Tuesday: cabbage stalk, broccoli stalk, two leek tops (the green bits), two salad potatoes. Wednesday: two carrots, one courgette, pinch of chilli flakes Thursday: butternut squash, sweet potato (both bought from Iceland’s frozen veg, £1 per bag, used about ⅓ of each, so 60p),…

a vegetable curry … ish

Well, it was meant to be a vegetable curry, but I’m not convinced it turned out like that. I love pulses and beans, and keep serried ranks of jars in my cupboards, all containing various varieties of same. Last weekend, I thought I’d cook up some kidney beans, so I poured some into a bowl…

roasted veg

We love roasted veg, but for some reason we haven’t had them for ages and ages, so I rectified that last night. I cut up a courgette, a red pepper, a red onion, half of a huge sweet potato and about four carrots, tossed them in olive oil, then … looked at them for a…

roasted veg

This is a photograph from another roast veg, but all text makes a dull post 🙂 We used to have this a lot, but somehow got out of the habit.  But it’s a nice healthy meal while I’m battling with health issues, so off we went. Chopped an aubergine, a yellow pepper, half a butternut…

weekend cooking

We were due at a Transition Town film meeting on Saturday afternoon, with tea and cake afterwards, so I baked muffins in the morning: I had some brown bananas, and a couple of rather tired clementines, so did a dozen each of clementine and poppyseed, and banana and bran flake. We were greedy, and kept…

roasted veg

Using up: sweet potatoes, other veg We haven’t had this for ages, and I really don’t know why. It’s simple to prepare, and utterly lovely.We had a couple of sweet potatoes in the veg box this week; not enough to make a sweet potato mash, so this is what I did. Cut up into chunks:…