Tempura

Source: Diet for a Small Planet
Date tried: May 31, 2012
Yield: 6 servings
Time needed: about 15 minutes.

I used peanut oil for this, both in the batter and for frying. Peanut oil will heat to a high temperature without smoking and the flavour is an excellent companion to the cabbage bedding.  For vegetables I used butternut squash.

Squash fried in tempura batter on bedding of shredded cabbage

Squash fried in tempura batter on bedding of shredded cabbage

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Ten Minute Greek (ish) Style Spinach and Rice

Source: The Parkdale Potluck Cookbook
Date tried: July 22, 2013
Yield: 2 servings
Time needed: 10 minutes

Prior preparation needed:
Cook rice

This is a very quick and simple one-pan meal for two.  Can be put together in a jiffy with pre-cooked rice. The recipe title says “spinach” but any favorite green will do.  The greens in the picture are arugula.

Ten-Minute Greek(ish)-Style Spinach and Rice

Ten-Minute Greek(ish)-Style Spinach and Rice

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