Blessed with less…

Step 2 - Fried red onion

Here is a recipe using eggs and chard from the garden. Cost about £1 per person. It has no name.

Chardy Eggy-Flan?

Flarggy? Yeah.

Step 1 – Par boil and slice potatoes. Chuck into dish.

Step 1 - Par boiled sliced potatoes
Step 1 – Par boiled sliced potatoes

Step 2 – Add fried red onion cooked with salt.

Step 2 - Fried red onion
Step 2 – Fried red onion

Step 3 – Grate cheeses

Step 3 - Grated cheeses.
Step 3 – Grated cheeses.

Step 4 – Beat eggs. Add warm milk and garlic and chopped chard. (Like making ice cream custard but without caster sugar. Obviously. Add to dish.

Step 4 - Egg beaten and warmed milk added and garlic with chopped chard
Step 4 – Egg beaten and warmed milk added and garlic with chopped chard

Step 5 – Bung it in a warmed oven at 160 C for 45 minutes.

Step 5 - Cooked on 160 C for 45 mins
Step 5 – Cooked on 160 C for 45 mins

You might notice I have not stated any amounts or even the ingredients. I tend to cook as I find and improvise. I think you can take a risk with quantities. The less I measure, the more intuitive a cook I can be. It frees me from the recipe to just get on and try it. Growing up in an asian household, measuring was for wimps.  I had to learn to use my eyes and nose and fingers.  Mum would just say peel and chop enough onions for this vat of meat, child-slave whom I am training to be a good wife.

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