Skip to content

French bread pizzas and mashed potato moomins

December 17, 2011

I made a batch of mashed potato (we do still have quite a lot of potatoes to eat), but I decided to save it for tomorrow (it’s very useful as I have mentioned before).  However, as one bowl of mash looks very similar to another…..the photos could get boring.

So this evening the beloved, Arlo and I dined on the leftover watercress and potato soup (see yesterday’s blog post) and French bread pizzas (make a tomato sauce: garlic, tomatoes, salt and pepper cooked in olive oil and stirred occasionally until soft, then add some tomato passata (sieved cooked tomatoes); cut a French bread baguette into 4 inch long pieces and cut the pieces in half and liberally dollop the tomato sauce over each cut half, top with mozarella and an olive or two and bung in the oven till the cheese has melted). Eat hot, but don’t burn your tongue!

I did discover though that mashed potato makes a surprisingly good modelling medium….. and, as today is my good friend Jess’s birthday, and she is a fan of Tove Jansson (Finnish writer and illustrator of the Moomin books) I thought I’d share this mashed potato moomin – just mashed potato this time – no icing sugar. (None of us could bear to eat him.)

Advertisements
One Comment leave one →
  1. jessicsa meredith permalink
    December 18, 2011 11:44 am

    Thanks Cake am honoured at birthday moomin sculpture !It looks ready to leave the plate and make friends with your mice,we love the eyes ,potatoes at their best x

What do you think?

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

barry boone

Natural science illustrations and sketches

The Engaged Musician

Sam Richards about Music, Society, and Arts

hello, fig

ben stainton posts things using a computer

Woolly Wild Things

My adventures in felt making

BUSY BRUSH CAFE

a self-taught artist discusses acrylic painting, photoshop and the creative process.

notes to the milkman

being random ramblings about art

dropscone

cheap, tasty vegan food & related ramblings

RMA Governance

improving children's outcomes through effective governance

drawthepublic

illustrator Russell Jackson

designsweet

Graphic design, type, print and musings

magnificentminimalist

My pet frisson and I are here to throw away your stuff.

Petals and Paints

A Colourful Journey In Botanical Illustration With Watercolours

anna warren portfolio

looking for beauty in the small things

Food and Forage Hebrides

Gastronomic endeavours on the edge of Europe

Humans Are Weird

colourful observations

The Happy Hermit

Andreas Moser traveling around the world and writing about it.

Readers & Writers

Now working for onlinewritingtips.com!

%d bloggers like this: