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We shared lunch with Rose & Asa today.
 The food was actually better than it looks in the photos, but we forgot to get one of it served up on the plate...

Cottage pie made with yesterday's leftovers, plus some miso & parsley added to the mash.

Roast squash & garlic, mashed together with a little oat milk, black pepper, lemon juice & a liberal sprinkle of nutritional yeast. 
We cut the squash in half & removed the seeds, placed it face down on a baking tray lined with greaseproof paper. The bulb of garlic, sprinkled with smoked paprika & wrapped in foil was added to the tray too. We cooked them in the oven on a medium heat for 45 minutes, then scooped out the squash from the skin into a bowl & added the puréed garlic (just squeeze from the cloves like a paste). We then mashed with the above ingredients & put it in the oven for 15 minutes... Which would have browned the dish - if the oven had still been on!!! 
Never mind, it was still good!

Steamed veg - there is also kale, courgettes & carrots underneath the cabbage!

We finished with Cardamom & Lime Polenta Cake which we'll share the recipe for tomorrow...

A lovely time & Bebe was on top form yet again - entertaining us all with her songs & silly stories...

See you tomorrow!

Kay & Sime
xx



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