Lentil Plato with Spinach and Fennel

individual portion

70g Puy Lentils, cooked 20min
40g toasted Pine Nuts
1 Albumen, lightly whisked
30ml Sunflower Oil
300g frozen Whole Leaf Spinach, thawed and squeezed
2 cloves garlic chopped fine
7g thyme stems removed, leaves roughly chopped
330g Fennel, stems sliced medium across, bulb thinnish longways, fronds chopped a little and set aside
1/2 tsp fennel seed
40g Doux de Montagne sliced medium thin

PLATO (20min)
Preheated oven to 180°C
Prepared Plato by mixing together the first three ingredients
Made a small circle of the Plato on 20cm tin lined with parchment paper
Baked 20min

SPINACH (20min)
In small frypan fried the Spinach in about 10ml Sunflower Oil for 20min
8min before the end added about 5ml Sunflower Oil to the pan and let the garlic begin to blond in this then immediately added the thyme and fried separately from the Spinach until thyme a little cooked then stirred all together

In another small frypan fried the Fennel in 15ml Sunflower Oil for 20min
10min before the end added the fennel seed and fronds
At the end of cooking placed the Cheese on top

complete protein 19.8g
saturated fats 12.3g
9g uncompleted legume protein

Tue 07.01 – Mon 13.01

TUE 07
Lentils, Pine Nuts, Albumen
Fennel, Spinach, fennel seed, garlic, thyme
Doux de Montagne

WED 08
Chickpeas, Hazelnuts, Albumen
Cavolo Nero, Carrots, ginger, garlic, chilli
Table Cheese

THU 09
Lentils, Albumen, pepper
Asparagus, Fennel, fennel seed
Table Cheese, basil, Pine Nuts, garlic

FRI 10
Butter Beans, Peanut Butter, pepper
Green Beans, Albumen, Carrots, ginger, nutmeg
Cheddar Cheese

SAT 11
Chickpeas, Peanut Butter, pepper
Courgettes, Carrots, Fennel, Onion, mixed herbs, tarragon

SUN 12
Butter Beans, , Albumen, pepper, garlic, thyme, Cheddar Cheese
Tat Soi, lemon peel, Pine Nuts
Sweet Potato

MON 13
Filo, Lentils, Almonds, Albumen
Tomatoes, Spinach, Onion, garlic
Table Cheese

W 233 abcd

Sable round brushes, colours and paper:
n.2 Winsor Red Deep (unused)
n.7 Turner’s Yellow (unused)
n.3 Permanent Magenta
Watercolour paper NOT 280gsm 38 x 28cm

additional exercises using same materials

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sometimes painting is about knowing when to stop, perhaps that moment was missed in the exercise below so I tried painting another, the one above above