Saturday, April 5, 2014

Pause


A lunch break, recently. I tend to skip lunch, then I eat too much for dinner. So I've been making lunches for myself. A cup of tomato soup. A sourdough and cheese sandwich.

Other days, it's pea shoots on the sourdough, with a splash of balsamic vinegar. Salad on bread is wonderful! After boycotting balsamic for almost fifteen years I am guzzling it with a vengeance. It is now attractively unfashionable.

I'll be playing with vinegars at home this year, just as soon as some nice aromatics start raising their heads in gardens and wild places.

I am becoming comfortable with the bugs of fermentation.

3 comments:

  1. Had Penny Soup for supper last night - a childhood favorite. It is a cream based tomato soup with the addition of hot dog (the original version) or good sausage rounds (hence the name) browned nicely. Yum.

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  2. Tomato soup and grilled cheese or toasted cheese bread is one of my favorite meals. I also love sprouts on cheese sandwiches. I felt the way you do about balsamic, until couple of years ago I visited Modena Italy where they make traditional balsamic vinegar. It gave me a new perspective and appreciation for good balsamic.

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  3. Like Jen, tomato soup and grilled cheese or toasted cheese bread is my go-to comfort food. Always makes me feel better. For cheese bread, I like to burn mine just a little under the broiler.

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