Friday, December 18, 2009

hot and spicy

keith is a vegetarian version of a "meat and potatoes" kind of guy. he likes his food simple and familiar. so it was a happy surprise when he raved about the lentil dal that my daughter and son-in-law made us last week. we're experiencing a cold snap here in western newfoundland (as they are in most of canada this week) so it was a perfect meal to make a couple of nights ago. and it inspired my most recent skein of yarn...

lentil dal

saute a chopped onion, some garlic, a grated carrot and a spoonful of curry paste (i use mild patak curry) in lots of margerine
add a tin of diced tomatoes, 1/2 a veggie cube, 1/2 c. green lentils, 1/2 c. of red lentils and some water.
cook until the green lentils are soft. adjust seasoning to taste.
i served it with naam (spread with margerine and lightly salted and baked at 400 for about 10 minutes) and a salad. yum yum.


Shammickite said...

It's good to see you are back at the spinning wheel, and recovering from the torture that is Toronto! Your trip to St Johns must have restored you in a timely manner, grandchildren have that effect, I think!

Brenda said...

Todays post, with a skein of yarn that looks so much like the skein I purchased from you at the OOAK show, reminded me that I had not commented on your blog as you asked me to do. You asked for my blog - you can find me at
My skein is now a lovely coat topper and has already received many compliments. Thanks.

island sweet said...

i'd love to see a photo of the finished product brenda! it's always exciting to see what my yarn turns into - a continuation of the whole creation.

Taos Sunflower said...

These are both just beautiful. Hope you're getting caught up on your rest. AGain, congratulations on such a great show.