Pizza tonight, with lots of coleslaw. The coleslaw was home made. The pizza wasn’t. Pizza for lunch tomorrow and probably for tea. However, I will make a large green salad for that, well you wouldn’t want the menu to become boring, would you?
I have also done a vegetable stew and pea and mint soup. It was time I got round to it, but our soup needs for the week had been filled by liquidising last Saturday’s vegetable stew. Frugality and a high fibre diet both have many things to recommend them.
I didn’t photograph the coleslaw because, with white cabbage, it tends to look bland. Also, the pumpkin seeds I put in it look like mouse droppings from certain angles. My cooking is basic, but my food photography is even less refined. However, I thought I’d better take some new photographs for the blog.
The soup is the simplest I make (Apart from the one I will describe later). Soften some onions, add peas and a stock cube, boil for a few minutes, add some torn mint leaves and then liquidise.
The easiest? It’s the leftover stew that becomes soup, but it isn’t really a recipe, so I’m not sure if it counts.
The lighting wan’t very good, so I resorted to flash. It still looks rather light and I’m going to pretend I had a soft focus filter on.
Tch! The date just changed, so it’s now day 70. A fifth of the year gone and the best I can say I’ve achieved is that I’ve made pea and mint soup. It is very good soup, but it isn’t quite the same as winning a Nobel Prize or winning the Queen’s Gold Medal for Poetry. I fear they may both be beyond my grasp . . .
I would give you a prize for pea and mint soup. You are more convincing than some of the people to whom they gave the peace prize. In fact anyone who hasn’t started a war lately should get a peace prize.
Thank you, I would of course, accept it and dedicate it to the pea growers of Britain, my family and the support of my fellow bloggers on WordPress. 🙂
Would their be any transfer on money to your fellow bloggers?
I would be happy to share my prize money. Your share of nothing is on its way. 🙂
Of course it’s a recipe. Yours counts
I always feel that recipes, like murder, require a certain amount of intention. Vegetable stew is just a random assortment of accidental vegetables thrown into a pot.
However, based on your views I may start calling it a recipe. 🙂
It does look good! I agree, it counts as a recipe. 🙂
🙂 Thank you.
Soup is surely one of the best things about living in a cold climate. Yours looks delicious.
It tastes good too! I have tried a few spoonfuls
One of my successes, I fell. (Sorry about the boasting). 🙂
It’s not boasting if it’s true!