Some of the food happenings in my kitchen during the last week.
~The bottom layer of a layered salad -peas, spring onions and toasted seeds.
~ Layered salad. Made to use up a lot of leftover sweetcorn. After the pea and seed layer there is lettuce, then sweetcorn, more spring onions and seeds and then grated cheese and crisp bacon.
~ We ate the layered salad with potato salad.
~ A tray of cooked chickpeas waiting to go in the freezer. This is most of a whole 500g bag of dried chickpeas which I soaked and cooked in one go. Once they were frozen I gathered them all into a bag and put them back in the freezer. Some weren't frozen but used for a chickpea curry which I forgot to photograph.
~ Adding dried cranberries to a batch of granola.
~ Friday night was pizza night.
~ followed by raspberries and cream.
~ The apricots and peaches I bought on Monday were going soft. I sliced them up for a galette.
~ A galette, rustic tart, free-form pie -call it what you will, it's pastry topped with fruit, sprinkled with a little sugar, the edges of the pastry turned up to stop the fruit sliding off. I sprinkled a couple of spoonfuls of ground almonds under the fruit to soak up the juices. Baked at 200°c (180°c fan oven) for 45 minutes.
~ We ate it with homemade vanilla ice cream.