Lentil Bake Experiment

individual portion

70g Puy Lentils, cooked 20min
40g toasted Pine Nuts
1 Albumen, lightly whisked
2 sheets Filo pastry (previously wrapped in cling film and frozen) thawed
30ml Sunflower Oil
300g Celeriac, sliced into thinnish strips
30g Table Cheese, grated finely
260g Asparagus, broken where the stem breaks on bending and halved longways
lemon peel (previously finely peeled, in thin slivers and parboiled 15min then frozen) thawed
garlic finely chopped
pepper(gr)
basil ground in pestle and mortar
15ml Plum jam, eg St Dalfour Mirabelle

BAKE (25-30min)
Preheated oven to 180°C
Mixed first three ingredients together
Immediately before baking placed the Filo sheets on rectangular oven dish lined with parchment paper with only a little coming up the sides
placed the Lentil mixture in this
baked initially 15min
Took out of oven

CELERIAC (15min)
In small frypan, fried the Celeriac in 10ml Sunflower Oil for 15min
pureed with hand blender adding 15ml hot water
placed on top of the Lentils

ASPARAGUS (15min)
In medium large frypan cooked the Asparagus 15min in 10ml Sunflower Oil
10min before the end added the lemon peel
8min before the end added the garlic and let blond before stirring all together
placed on top of the Celeriac on the bake

Added 10ml Sunflower Oil to the small frypan, stirred the basil and Plum jam in this briefly before spreading on top of the Asparagus

Baked again for 5min, and returned half to oven another 10min

complete protein 24.2g
saturated fats 11.5g

Cover n.4 – Shelta

Cover n.4 – Shelta – crochet

This is how Cover n.4 – Shelta was originally given to be assembled on 20 July 2019. This pattern is how it is currently being assembled (01.01.2020). This is with personal interpretation. All crochet can also be found on a separate page, named Crochet, where only names and numbers given by manufacturers are listed.

Crochet Hook 3mm eg Prym

Yarn Rowan Summerlite 4ply cotton
Shade numbers – quantities – interpretations
1 – n.424 – 15 squares – T – Twilight, two lights working together
1 – n.441 – 15 squares – H – Heart, hearing You
2 – n.428 – 29 squares – D – Duck, ducking the issue
2 – n.436 – 30 squares – W – White, yes
3 – n.429 – 34 squares – N – Navy, no
4 – n.440 – 57 squares – P – Pumpkin, Papa

2 – n.419 – yarn for background – Sky, divine intervention

For instructions on making the squares and cover see either Cover n.2 – Summer cover, or general instruction on page named Crochet.

PATTERN original

W P P D D N D N P T P P H D T
W P P D H N D N T D H H P T W
W P P W N N P H N W H P W P T
W P P N N H N D P N H H P W T
W P P N W N D P N P W D H P W
W P P N D N T W W D H W D T W
W W P N P W N P T N H H W P T
W P P N P D P D W T P P P N P
P P P D N D T P N D N D W T W
P P P D D D N D P D H D T N P
P P P N P N P N D H W P P N T
P P P D N D N W N P D P N W W

Pattern was supposed to have 33 squares of n.429 (Navy) and 30 squares of n.428 (Duck) but it was written with 34 n.429 and 29 n.428 when it was given and this is now the correct version and the one that will be assembled.

Cover n.4 -Shelta

Colours not always clear to distinguish but painted in the following colours:
T – Indanthrene Blue
H – Winsor Red Deep
D – Phthalo Turquoise
W – Permanent White Gouache
N – Indigo
P – Venetian Red
spaces in between squares in Cerulean for Sky background

W 227 abcd


Sable round brushes, colours and paper:
n.4 Jadeite Genuine
n.7 Terre Verte
n.10 Lapis Lazuli Genuine
Watercolour paper NOT 280gsm 38 x 28cm

additional exercise using above colours

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