We can attempt to teach the things that one might imagine the earth would teach us: silence, humility, holiness, connectedness, courtesy, beauty, celebration, giving, restoration, obligation and wildness.
David Orr from "Earth in Mind"

Jun 30, 2008

One Local Summer week 3

This week was a bit of a rushed meal, as in we started cooking hungry but chose to make something that took too long so we ended up eating the main dish really quickly and only slowing down when it came to dessert.

Pasta with Chard and Basil Pesto
Chard Basil Pesto Pasta
Flour: 80 miles Champlain Valley
Eggs: 7 miles MDC Poultry, free range eggs
water, local
Basil: 7 miles Mighty Food Farm CSA
Chard: 7 Miles Mighty Food Farm CSA
Maggie's Round (young cheddar): 17 Miles Cricket Creek Farm
Olive Oil: not local

Maple Pudding
Maple Pudding
Eggs: 7 miles MDC Poultry, free range eggs
Milk (raw): 17 Miles Cricket Creek Farm
Maple Syrup: VT local (can't remember where from)
Cornstarch: not local
Sugar: not local


Kim said...

Hey, Stacey! Can you share the maple pudding recipe? I'm always looking for ways to use our own syrup...this meal looks great.

Sara said...

The pasta looks so light and yummy! The maple pudding is a great idea too!