So today was once again shopping time! Lizzie and Becksie were joined by Aunty Leah and they got some uber tasty delights!
First the deli where Becksie purchased a rather large and lovely block of a good strong cheddar! As we have been having a fab aray of lovely cheeses this week Becksie fancied a good old simple cheddar! Sometimes the old classics are the best! Becksie is thinking cheese on toast!
Then it was the fruit and veg stall for some colourful delights and the butchers and the local shop for milk, cream and sugar!
So the shop weighed in at reasonable £37.06p that’s £12.94 for the piggy bank – wow!
So…….. what to have for tea?
Well a consultation with the recipe book shelf and the fridge led to……….. a magical delight of chunky bacon lardons (a butcher bargain) and some potato, swede and egg nesty things served with some lovely fresh cabbage and some roasted tomatoes! Now this potato, swede and egg malarkey might not float everyone’s boat but it was a recommendation from HFW and is one of his 3 good things and …….. we can reveal he is right they really are an excellent match!
So here’s what you do:
125grams of swede per person
125grams of potatoes per person
30mls of milk per person
15grams of butter per person
1 egg per person
Preheat the oven to 190c
Boil the potatoes and swede until soft (now HFW reckons you should do them separately but Team Pugh just added the potatoes to the swede pan about 5 mins after they started cooking). Then mash together with the milk and butter (HFW heated the milk and butter separately but again we couldn’t be bothered). Get an oven proof dish and make little nests of the mash mixture. Bake for 10 minutes. Take out the oven and crack an egg into the centre of each nest. Bake for a further 10 minutes until the egg white is cooked but the yolk is runny (we left Lizzie’s one a little longer until the yolk was also cooked through! Oh and to save washing up the bacon and tomatoes were also cooked in the same oven proof dish!
Oh and if you want to see the proper, more sophisticated version of this recipe have a look at p162 of HFW’s Three Good Things recipe book! It’s well worth a purchase or……. a loan from the library!