Saucy

Good morning darlings, there is nothing wrong with a bit of sauce . One can’t have too much of it in my opinion.
Is it a girl thing ?

Mr. Lee can eat great chunks of anything even if it is as dry as snuff as is sometimes the case. Mostly on my night to cook.

One looks decidedly glum if ones dish is presented without something wet.
Everything is more delicious with a little bit on the side.. Non?

Whatever I’m eating, steak, eggs, fish, poultry, game , vegetables and even God damn lobster must come with a sauce!! One wants it to swim!!

Of course one is fickle and changes with the wind so don’t presume that just because one would generally serve lamb with mint or redcurrant I’m going to want it.

Ring the changes darlings, life is too short to be dull ( or eat dust)

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Having been given a leg of lamb and not in the mood for a full blown roast dinner one gave it a fresh twist by sitting it on a thick green Greek yoghurt based sauce. Curtesy of the barefoot contessa. Surprising good and simply served with yards of green beans and potatoes ( small new) done in the oven with sea salt, garlic and rosemary.

Sauce

6 spring onions white and green parts, chopped
a large handful of chopped fresh mint leaves
small bunch of chopped fresh dill
Pinch crushed red pepper flakes
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 tablespoon freshly squeezed lemon juice
7 ounces Greek-style yogurt
1 teaspoon sea salt
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
Place the scallions, mint, dill, red pepper flakes, olive oil, and lemon juice in the bowl of a food and puree until it’s a coarse paste. Add the yogurt, salt, and pepper and pulse until combined. Transfer to a bowl, cover, and refrigerate for a few hours .

I prefer it with less spring onion and more lemon ( zest)
Also not bothering to drag out the food processor and wash it one chops by hand very finely.

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No darlings this is not a bedpan .
What it is is an individual sauce pot.
For sauce pots everywhere. More useful that the mini gravy boat ( with handle) looking vessels which scream savoury
From Maxwell and Williams and très inexpensive . Buy a dozen .

Having dinner with an F.F these were super sweet at dinner holding a Bearnaise and then appeared again in time for pudding holding cream.

Yes, naturally she had bought a dozen .

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