|We're already in mid-Spring, but only now that the weather has finally changed for the better here in London am I starting to feel like Spring is truly sprung. The colour of Spring is, of course... green. And in the past few weeks I've seen some thought-provoking blogs on the topic of green Spring food.|
|Mandira of Ahaar has just hosted the latest Green Blog Project. Whether this inspired a flush of green blog posts I'm not sure, but I've recently spotted Shauna's Asparagus soup on Gluten Free Girl and the St. Pat's Day - Green or Irish? challenge on 1x Umrühren Bitte.|
Béa of La Tartine Gourmande celebrated with Green and Spring Go Well Together, while Kidskuisine offered Green Tortilla Chips and Leprechaun Legs. And Haalo of Cook (Almost) Anything was both inspirational and ahead of the game with this excellent and very green Thai-Inspired Green Curry Paste published last December (now there's hoping for Winter to end!).
Birthday girl Haalo was also the host of last week's Weekend Herb Blogging, which brought a whole clutch of excellent entries in which the colour green make a good few appearances.
I got the green bug myself last week. To tell the truth, it was neither other bloggers' posts nor divine inspiration that provoked my action, but the sight of an empty jar. I'd run out of something that has become a green part of my life. And when a man runs out of his green essentials, a man's gotta do what a man's gotta do...
I turned this...
|Making my own green seasoning was very satisfying. Although the end product smelt and tasted rather different from the Caribbean commercial product I'm used to, it worked brilliantly when I used it along with other ingredients in a chicken marinade. But more of that later. For now, here is my photo recipe for |