To sweat the vegetables, simply coat the vegetables with melted butter thoroughly and then cook over the gentlest heat possible with the lid on, stirring from time to time - this process is called "sweating"
This post is dedicated to mymother-in-law, hope you have a wonderful day. If you can find this novelty stamp in the shops, do get it and serve it with this fresh tomato soup with basil - it will surely put a smile on your mother or wives' face
This recipe, developed by Patricia Wells, is in my permanent rotation and I make it whenever I can. My intent is not to take anyone down, so, rather than focus on the negative, I've decided to shout from the roof tops when I come across a recipe that actually delivers the promises it makes
So many of my favourite ingredients are used in Suzanne's recipes from her ricotta-filled crepes with mango and rose syrup, scattered with pistachio nuts for that beautiful touch of green, to her orange scented date scones, labneh rolled in herbs and nuts and roast cauliflower with citrus tahini sauce
Neither my brother or I cared, we were super proud of our girdle scones, in fact my older brother renamed them "Holidays Scones" as a young tot, as prior to Grandad's retirement when he came to live in Whangarei with us - we would only get them at holidays