Tuesday, 6 July 2010
eat your greens
do carrots really count as greens? not sure about that one - or do they?
anyway, i have been hesitating about this post. after all, there are countless wonderful blogs and resources about food out there, and i'm not intending to even try. so this is not an attempt at food blogging. more like a shortage of new photos (a new roll going to the lab today), and the idea to share one of my favourite summer snacks with you. it's not even a proper recipe. more likely what you all do when making a carrot salad. so do forgive me.
clean or peel a handful of new carrots and grate them (i like them coarsely grated)
add the juice of 1/2 to 1 whole lemon - entirely up to your taste
add salt, freshly ground pepper, some honey and some olive oil
mix and let rest for a short while
taste and add seasoning, lemon juice or oil if needed
serve with pumpkin and sunflower seeds and pine nuts
i had mine for lunch with some fresh pain of lait and apricots for afters.
p.s.: apart from the usual suspects, currently my favourite food reads are nikole's new saturday sandwich series, the gourmet traveller website and, offline, nigel slater's tender, a gift from a friend - and what a perfect book!
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