I’d been meaning to make Ottolenghi’s Green pancakes with lime butter for ages. It was an elegant lunch for three – it’d do four at a pinch, but I’d make the mixture just a bit more generous; this would be easy.
Porridge with brown sugar and cream
Costed here but we used a little less cream.
We had a visitor for lunch, so this fed three of us.
Green pancakes with lime butter
For the lime butter
100g unsalted butter 1
Zest 1 lime plus 2 tbsp lime juice .30
For the pancakes
110g self-raising flour .30
1 tbsp baking powder .30
2 eggs 1.60
50g unsalted butter, melted .50
sundries including chillies and oil 1.50
150ml milk .30
10 spring onions, finely sliced 1
250g baby spinach 2
Salad of baby beet leaves 3
Unstructured bits and pieces, largely toast and cheese.
Total for day 9: 19.60
Running total: 162.65