Tuesday, January 3, 2012

Brown skin / Brown rice





so this is the new year
and I don't feel any different
the clanking of crystal
explosions off in the distance

so this is the new year
and I have no resolutions
for self assigned penance
for problems with easy solutions

so everybody put your best suit or dress on
let's make believe that we are wealthy for just this once
lighting firecrackers off on the front lawn
as thirty dialogues bleed into one

I wish the world was flat like the old days
then I could travel just by folding a map
no more airplanes, or speedtrains, or freeways
there'd be no distance that can hold us back


Brown Rice Salad
2 large zucchinis, sliced thinly lengthways
1/2 a cup pine nuts
4 cups brown rice, cooked
2 cloves of garlic, sliced thinly
Handful of mint and parsley
2 cups baby spinach leaves
200g feta cheese
A few tablespoons of olive oil, vino cotto, verjuice, lemon juice, salt and pepper to make a dressing
Place garlic in a bowl with the dressing ingredients with the sliced zucchini. Turn a grill pan or normal pan onto a medium heat. Place the pine nuts in the pan and lightly toast for a few minutes. Remove and set aside. Now place zucchini and the dressing in the pan and cook for about 5 minutes until soft and a bit charred. Chuck in the cooked brown rice and spinach leaves and stir to combine with the zucchini and warm dressing.

Just before serving, stir through the roughly chopped herbs and pine nuts and chunks of feta. Serve with some lemon and extra dressing on the side.


  1. cannot wait to make this!!! nom nom nom

  2. yummo!
    ps. im loving that frisbee photo!