Vegan Month of Food 2017
"Lines and Light"
(a line or two of original poetry or a photo of light every day in the month of October)
Day 22: Weird Grains
I made this millet salad for my 5th and 6th graders because we are studying Africa. Lots of millet is eaten in Africa (and all over Asia as well). I have to be honest and admit that they really did not like it. I think a few kids only licked one tiny grain and called it good. I kept saying things like, "It's not spicy!" or "I think you'll like it if you take a whole spoonful," or, desperately, "Keep chewing!" Ha!
Mince onions and green peppers and garlic and saute. Whirl a carrot or two in a food processor until minced and almost juicy. Add carrots to the saute. Add millet and saute a bit. Add the correct amount of vegetable broth and simmer until nice and soft. Lots of chopped cilantro at the end.
I thought it was delicious, but I'm weird that way - I love weird grains. (Is there even such a thing?)
Today's photo comes at the end.... my beautiful dog, Lucy.
|"Light on a nose"|