It was a wonderful mix of beauty, humor, and thoughtfulness. I need to put them into action. ©2020 Polly Castor. Put sweet potato in a large bowl and mash until smooth and then add the salmon, corn, fresh breadcrumbs, spring onion and egg and then season with pepper, mixing until well combined. You are a wonder! I am touched by this well thought out, well written essay. I printed it out and will try it. Thank you for all you bring to so many . All I never before found computers this beautiful…. Such a rich feast! Doing it again this year too! Thank you so.much, Polly. Some truly marvelous work there!!! Keep warm. I did your tomato tart a few days ago, and it was fabulous! What great seeds to sow in world thought! I feel your heart when I see them. Thank you so much! Place in a saucepan with just enough water to cover. and it’s easy –which is what we all want after a hard day’s work. Add the spring onions, chilli and … Required fields are marked *. I truly love and am inspired by your blog, including capturing the beauty of life in the moment, teaching by example, taking time with children, and spirituality. Add in 1 tbsp of olive oil and season with salt and pepper. You are letting your light shine. Don't want to dice? Love it. Love your poetry, your photos, your ideas, your …YOU! Your email address will not be published. Thank you for tending these lovely flowers together, and for posting on your blog, Polly. I love it! You could also add pumpkin pie spice to the sweet potato mash or swap it out for cinnamon in the apple cider glaze. Add potatoes to large pot and add enough water to cover potatoes. Place the salmon in the pan and then add the minced garlic, cooking it for 2 minutes if your salmon is thin, 3 minutes if your piece is thick. Preheat oven to 180°C. Keep them coming Jacqui – very tasty! This blog is upbeat, progressive, sincere, colorful, metaphoric, and exploratory. Your reading challenge has inspired me and given me permission to read again, as previously I had just fitted reading round everything else. Add sweet potatoes and gently simmer, covered, stirring frequently, until potatoes are super tender, about 30 minutes. These sweet potatoes are so tasty, lightly seasoned with garlic powder and roasted until caramelized in a hot oven. I’m grateful for you opening my eyes to the wonders that surround us. Love this– actually so “timely” for what I have been thinking about lately. Polly, you are a whiz at living life the way it’s meant to be. Polly! Your paintings make me so happy. This is one of the BEST explanations of one’s understanding of God I have seen in a long time. Polly, I just love your spirit, innovativeness, receptivity to beauty and to God’s goodness expressed. We watched in awe … and have recommended in turn. Just before the salmon is done, heat the oil in a large skillet over high heat. A sweet potato mash flavoured with chilli and garlic, compliment the panfried salmon perfectly in this simple mid week meal. Every thought you expressed so lovingly…. Thank you! Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Place the sweet potatoes in a medium saucepan and add enough water to cover. I’ll be thinking about it all night…and tomorrow we will break out the paints! Opening your email this morning truly lifted my Spirit. Meanwhile lightly oil a heavy based frying pan or griddle pan and heat until very hot. Yes, lots of good flavor triggers in there. I’m a fan! Your blog is very interesting and insightful. My mother adores your blog and speaks to me often about what recent nugget you shared which she thought was wonderful! Your email address will not be published. Really enjoyed your poem on Animal magnetism. Thank you for sharing this quote. Thank you for all your uplifting daily contributions, wherever form they take – photos, recipes, artwork, book reviews and smiley faces! I feel the joy and love of the color and thought in all your work! Love these colours and the strong contrasts Polly! She has written over 15 cookery books, in addition to writing for several major magazines. I for one want to thank you so much for writing this blog. Polly, your reflection of Soul’s endless creativity is truly wonderful!  Thank you for letting the divine shine through you so brightly! Thank you so much. Your blog is bursting with poetry, art, writings, love of God, family, friends, all things great and wonderful and good! Cover them with water, top with lid. Our fave film in 2019 was The Green Book – which we watched following your recommendation. Beautiful photos. Bring to a boil, and cook until the potatoes are tender and can be mashed easily with a fork, about 15 minutes. Thank you for sharing such a personal, and at the same time, universal, love of beauty. A dollop of crème frâiche, natural yogurt or soured cream is a nice addition but not essential. Your email address will not be published. What a fine piece! Excellent post, dear Polly! I am vegetarian and look for meals I can make that have lots of flavor. I just adore all of your wonderful posts and everything that you share so generously. Original, demonstrating individuality and confidence! I enjoy your strong, bold artwork– there is so much going on in them that my imagination takes off. This Sweet Balsamic Salmon with Mashed Sweet Potato and Plantain dish is very simple to make and bursting with flavor. Thanks, Polly! I will refer to it often. Hazelnut Sweet Potato Mash Preparation Time: 20 mins | Servings: 2 Ingredients. Serve the salmon with the potato mash and a dollop of crème frâiche on top. Thank you for passing along such wise words. Polly this is absolutely exquisite and so inspiring. You are an inspiration to me, and I’m sure to many others. Thanks for your strong, bright and clear art work! This was simple and easy to make. Your blog is like a conversation with a dear friend. I just want to say that I have really been enjoying your blog! Copies of photos and artwork are available for purchase in my Gallery. Raising the Shade on the Morning (#paintinginpaste, Our Fall Meals 2020 (Photos and Recipe Links), Lime Crusted Fish with Olive Sauce (Recipe), Cauliflower Poppers (Fabulous Air-Fried Recipe), Naturalist: A Graphic Adaptation (Book Review), You Attract What You Are (Creig Crippen quote), Recipe: Vegan Pesto with Fish and Brussels Sprouts. Thanks, I needed that! 1 teaspoon onion powder You are terrific and amazing. 1 teaspoon old bay seasoning Easy to see why you are much loved. You encourage me to grow with your everyday wisdom and your lovely contributions. 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