Thursday, March 24, 2011

What's on the table?

It's been a baking week!  

Hello, banana muffins.  I didn't change this recipe at all, apart from using whole spelt flour in lieu of whole wheat.  It's a true keeper; I know I'll make these again and again.  On a side note, I always puree bananas instead of mashing them; and linseeds/flaxseeds can be ground in a clean coffee grinder.  [Ours is used so often that the linseed oil has no time to deteriorate and flavour the grinder before another load of coffee beans are dumped in! If yours isn't as well-used, you will probably need to wipe it out after grinding linseeds so as to avoid any lingering taste.] I also made carrot and courgette muffins.  These are light but filling, leaving a slightly spicy cinnamon scent in your mouth after each bite.

Other baking forays included a chocolate fudge cake for a friend's birthday.  I didn't eat any of it, but I'm guessing it tasted the same as the other uncounted scores of fudge cakes that have departed my kitchen - totally dark, chocolatey gooey goodness.  Best eaten rarely so as to be fully appreciated!

We've eaten chicken enchiladas, twice; lots of purple cabbage coleslaw; vegetable chilli and rice, twice; and baked potatoes topped with cheesy vegetable casserole [cauliflower, purple sprouting broccoli, onions, leeks, carrots, broad beans, lightly steamed, covered in a cheese sauce and baked].  I'm not sure what caused the double meals this week. We're just not picky about having the same meal twice in a row, and if an abundance of something arrives in our veg box and needs eating up, we'll happily do so - twice or more if necessary.

What was on your table this week?  
Leave me a comment with a description of a recent favourite meal - 
either one you cooked, ate out, or one that was cooked for you! 

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