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Kitchen In Kernow

You may think that all Sime does is sit around playing guitars...
He does do a lot of that, but he also makes a mean...

Pot of nettle tea...

And the most delicious porridge in the world ♥
With pears, bananas, goji berries, linseeds, sesame seeds, molasses & cinnamon.

He also makes incredible scrambled tofu with onions, garlic, beansprouts, chopped greens & miso. 
Nice with rice or on toast!

He makes fantastic pasta sauces too - this one is just a quick one made with a tin of tomatoes, but he starts all the veg off in water & he knows better than me how long to cook it all for... He used smoked paprika, basil & oregano along with the veg & a little black pepper. Fresh herbs really make the dish! 

This is a dish we made together - a vegetable bake. 
The base is made from millet & quinoa, cooked together & then some soy sauce & chopped raw garlic added at the end. It's a great way of using up any leftover steamed or roasted veg - just add to a base of onions, garlic & mushrooms (cook in water with some cumin, turmeric & coriander), we mixed it together with some kidney beans too & finished off adding a large dollop of miso & juice of half a lemon.
Pile it on top of the millet & quinoa & cover in breacrumbs, season & we sprinkle some nutritional yeast on too. 

Sime was craving mushy peas too, so I made them with split peas, mint, a little seaweed & another dollop of miso. Sime is the mash champ - he adds our homemade oat & almond milk with a spoonful of wholegrain mustard & black pepper.

And now he's whipping up another delight in the kitchen....

Before we head off to see The Hunger Games at the local flea pit!

Bye for now.

Kay  :)

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