Thursday 30 July 2015
Cooking More Courgettes
We have visitors arriving tomorrow for the week-end, I don't want to spend the tie that they are here cooking and doing chores, so I have been trying to get ahead of myself, poultry houses have all been cleaned out today usually a Friday job, picking and preparing veg for the freezer, beds stripped washing done dusting done.
I made up a batch of Courgette and Garlic soup that we can have for lunch a good excuse to use up some of the courgettes, Its a lovely smooth creamy soup but no cream needed.
2lb of courgettes chopped
8-10 large garlic cloves sliced
2 onions sliced
2 pints of chicken or vegetable stock
tablespoon of butter
1/2 tsp of ginger powder
melt the butter add the onions and garlic, cook until they are softened, add the courgettes
cook over a low heat until the courgettes are soft
Add the stock cover and simmer for 45 mins
remove from heat add the seasoning and ginger powder
blitz it up until smooth, serve with a nice crusty bread and sprinkle on some fresh chopped parsley
I had some for lunch today and it was yummy.
I have cooked up a batch of beetroot ready for salads at the weekend, tomorrow I will make some more bread and batch of coleslaw.
Make the beds up whip round with the hoover then I will be ready for visitors.
A little job for Martin at the week end is this
Up on the high end of the barn a Wasp Nest it seems to be growing daily and is now the size of a small football, I am getting dive bombed by wasps when I go into the barn for the animal feed, sorry about the picture quality I had to zoom in a lot as its high up, to high for me to deal with.
later on tonight I am popping next door with my bee suit to deal with a wasp nest that is in there tool shed its about the same size.
Sol is staring a me and grunting it must be time for a walk :-)