Tuesday, August 24, 2010

going green

At the market today we scored our best ever haul of lettuce and rocket, and not just any old lettuce - fancy lettuce.  It is the feasting time of season - middle of the dry - when sunlight and water combine to provide us with an abundance of carrots, tomatoes, greens, bananas, papaya, cabbage & cucumbers.  Not a huge variety, but at least there is plenty of it.  The lettuce takes up more room in the fridge than in our stomachs.

I made a pared down version of rocket pesto (rocket, sunflower seeds & water)  to have with salad and fresh spring rolls, and a raw tomato, carrot & papaya soup, garnished with dill from our garden. 

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