Entries from June 2019

Saturday, 8th June 2019: Dal in the dales
I went up to Yorkshire to visit my goddaughter and her dads. I've recently switched to a vegan diet, and they were all very supportive of that decision by cooking me amazing food all weekend. The dal with curried cauliflower was my favourite, but the mushroom risotto was also great.
Wednesday, 12th June 2019: Onions 1a
❎ Unsuccessful. I made the onions but this time with red onions, no vinegar or sugar, but two Cox apples chopped finely, 100g of raisins and 2 tsp of cinnamon, all added at the start. I stirred it a few times as it cooked. …
Midsummer 2019: Onions 1b
✅ Needs tweaking. A kilogram bag of red onions had been in my fridge for a while, so I thought I'd try out another onion recipe. This time, chop up a kilogram of onions, mix with some oil — maybe I used 40ml — and cook on low for eight hours. …
Sunday, 23rd June 2019: Mushroom and tofu chilli
I've finally made a pot of mushroom and tofu chilli that I'm happy with. I didn't know that portobello mushrooms were the same species as chestnut, button and common mushrooms. …
Friday, 28th June 2019: Chilli 1a
✅ Needs tweaking. I made the mushroom chilli but I added 200g of chopped kale and another tin of chopped tomatoes. Hannah got hungry and we dipped into the chilli after six-and-a-half hours, before the beans had cooked, let alone got a bit mushy. …