|my son read the megilla for us|
The menu I wrote included:
Fennel Salad in a Citrus Marinade
Arugula Salad with Roasted Beets and Sliced Pears
Roasted Baby Bok Choy
Dill Rice - recipe below
Chocolate Fudge Squares
I was super organized and marinated the fennel salad on Friday - and forgot to serve it. I also prepared the chumus on Friday, but when it came to party time, I decided against it.
The hamantaschen were finished long before the festivities began, and the chocolate fudge squares never happened.
|hamantaschen - basic cookie dough and poppy seed filling|
Then there were a couple of unplanned add-ons: Sliced avocado & blood oranges over baby spinach, lightly dressed, and sourdough flatbreads that were originally supposed to be herb breads, but the dough didn't seem to be rising well so Pinny decided to turn that into flatbreads and I prepared a batch of yeast dough for the herb rolls. I also made a simple baby chicken for my picky eater.
|pomegranate seeds patiently waiting to top the meatballs|
|bok choy - drizzled with toasted sesame oil and salt.|
layered to prevent the leaves from burning.
|baby bok choy, roasted and ready|
|Baby spinach and blood orange|
|Perfectly ripe avocado slices for my salad|
|very lightly dressed with olive oil, parsley, lemon, salt and pepper|
|baby arugula with roasted beets and sliced bosc pears|
|sourdough flatbreads - topped with sesame seeds, nigella and zaatar|
|chicken with mint, parsley, cilantro, garlic, sumac and amchoor|
|persian meatballs. about 50% meat. The other half consists of|
pistachios, hazelnuts, parsley, cilantro, tarragon and onions.
Roasted rapidly and then topped with pomegranate molasses and baked a lil longer.
Sweet and savory and sticky and delicious.
|hope you're not tired of seeing this salad|
|freshly chopped dill mixing in with the seasoned rice|
To good health,