Yesterday was a bottling day again here at chez KP. While I labelled the results this afternoon and found some room in the pantry, I contemplated the potential meaning behind my ridiculous levels of self satisfaction, safety and comfort, when viewing a shelf full of bottled food. DId I die of starvation in a depression [...]
Tag Archive 'Preserves'
Something about cooking is both comforting and cathartic. Which means I did a lot of it yesterday. I needed to feel safe, secure, to vent my sense of desolation at the terrible suffering so many families were suffering due to the fires that burn across Victoria. And more than that, my sense of helplessness and [...]
Downright fruity. That’s what my chilli plants are. It seems that every few days I have another big clump all red and ripe and delectable. I use a lot in day to day cooking but I reached a point of excess today so I decided to make a chilli sauce. Because I totally live on [...]
Oregano grows like a weed around here. We always end up pulling out massive clumps, more than we can use, dry or give away. I decided on a new plan this year. I’ve made a pesto like concoction to use in cooking rather than dried stuff. Which of course loses it’s flavour very quickly. I [...]