As winter creeps in, I am finding myself missing more and more the lovely farmer's market I was frequenting. Over the summer we went for lunch and veggie snacks, and through the fall I was getting all my beautiful veggies there. Now, I am relegated to grocery store produce and frozen veg. Woe is me.
Now. Admire my beautiful haul:
And with that gorgeous collection, I made a delicious, spicy Eggplant dish:
It should have been good, really! I was attempting to modify the Potato-Spinach Squares from Vegan Brunch. I started with the potato layer, and added pepper strips:
Next came slices of Japanese eggplant (or aubergines, is that more vegan?):
Then I topped it with more potato and the spiced bread crumbs. What could go wrong?
Well, a lot, apparently. I also made a tomato sauce to top it. It should have been amazing. I blended tomatoes, sun dried tomatoes, oregano, and soft tofu. However, when everything was cooked and served, I ended up with this:
From a different market haul, I made an amazing salad:
And now, I will require you to admire my cat:
I would also like to blame him for my lack of blogging...he has taken over the computer!