Yesterday we cheated. It was meat-free Monday and it was meat free, but we ordered in. I like cooking and having a meal in a restaurant or cafe somewhere. Ordering in is cheating. It’s like calling staying in your pajamas-eating cereal-not showering a work day.
So to make up for it I’m trying something new. In fact, I have been craving the avocado tossed pasta that I’ve been stalking online for the past week. Finding a ripe avocado for a reasonable price was asking too much. Instead I improvised.
Now when I was in fine dining there was a dish on one of the very old menu that had truffle broccoli puree on it. I won’t elaborate on the rest of the dish because that was decidedly un-vegan. Dinner tonight was transformed from that. Sans truffle oil and mushrooms instead.
Broccoli and Mushroom Chow Mein
1 head of broccoli, chopped small –
This post has now been very unceremoniously interrupted by our national power supplier load-shedding. If you are unfamiliar with this term I’m rather green. And not in a pleasant fresh crispy vegetables kind of way. It’s the green monster of jealously.
I’ve been looking forward to my broccoli all day…