Friday, August 07, 2009

Word Thursday: Gallimaufry

This week's word:

a heterogeneous mixture; a jumble or medley.
~The Canadian Oxford

With my lifestyle, (I have a lifestyle? ha) I can always use more words to describe messes. Especially when it comes to food, I think this new addition to my vocabulary will find use. When I'm living on my own I'm a big fan of one-pot meals, often made of the odds and ends left over in the fridge before grocery day - all thrown in a pot to form a delicious belle mélange that I may now take to calling a gallimaufry. Mmmm.

On that note, I'm pondering a week of eating like a vegan maybe in September, and I want to use that week as an opportunity to try cooking with more fun grains other than rice. (Rice is awesome, but I eat it all the time). Anyone have any favourite vegan recipes, especially those involving interesting grains?


  1. Great word. Always reminds me of Gallifrey (the Doctor's home planet).

    All my favourite vegan things involve a lot of red lentils. Do they count as grains? Probably not...

  2. Yes, Gallifrey! Am now pondering the zany whovian circumstances that would deserve the description "Gallifrey gallimaufry." Hmmm.

    Red lentils are good too, even if they aren't really grains. I'm looking for any vegan recipes, really! :)