In the Herbert household we have had another week of fine eating. It all got off to a great start with the cooking of an enormous piece of Gammon on monday. I boiled it up in cider and bay then roasted it with honey and mustard. To serve I roasted some veg, including a garden marrow, and made oodles of
parsley sauce and vichy carrots. Obviously all this cooking has left us with a whole load of leftovers, we are slowly nibbling our way through the ham, but the kids weren't so keen on the parsley sauce so I had about a cup left. Also loitering in the fridge were some egg whites, I thought I would see whether you can wing a soufflé. I loosened the parsley sauce with an egg yolk then added the egg white to the others to probably make three, I whisked these up to stiff and folded through the parsley sauce mix and popped them in ramekins into the oven for fifteen minutes. I ate two with leftover ham: a perfect late breakfast.
My other leftover discovery of the week is chocolate truffles, I made a ganache to ice our big girls chocolate cake, there was a tiny bit left, so I whacked it in the fridge and will roll teaspoons in cocoa powder to make some little truffles, tasty.