First Born has taken this whole culinary world tour thing very seriously. He amuses and delights me. So I thought I’d share with you his daily offerings to accompany our meals. The text down the bottom reads: Japan is a country in Aisa and Japan is an island Japanese PeoPle sit at low wooDen TaBles […]
Is this, or is this not, a very clever gift indeed for someone who likes to cook, entertain and eat outside? Clever SIL (and brother and nevvy but SIL gets shopping credit) gave me this wonderful idea as a birthday gift. My head was instantly overflowing with ways to use it. Cut up veg ready […]
Jeff the Thermomixer, congratulations! Your kedegree is a worthy winner. That is all I have for tonight on the grounds that after a somewhat hectic shift at work this morning and a busy afternoon, I am absolutely exhausted. I will have more to say on the morrow.
Once again, my hand reached for the Women’s Weekly section of the cook book shelf. This week’s selection is ‘The Best Seafood Recipes’. I forgot that I hadn’t selected this week’s challenge book after dinner. Which was a shame as we had pan fried barramundi with mash and snow peas for dinner tonight. Perhaps I […]
Challenge number 2 from Brazen is all about cook books. I’m going to cheat and use the same photo I used for challenge number 1 about pantrys. Because that’s where my cook books live. See them upon the top shelf? So, the rest of the challenge… how many do you have? (rough is fine!) I […]
A snippet of conversation between Son and Heir and the Bread Winner. S&H: Dad, I love you … but sometimes I get fluff in my nose.
Or so the saying goes. Marble run lost it’s glory when The Cook and The Chef came on. The Ankle Biters share my love for Maggie and Simon it seems. I found them watching very intently and sagely discussing the various ingredients required for a king fish carpaccio and salmon tartare.
So I thought I’d interview the Ankle Biters about food today. Surely with me for a mother they are budding gourmands with sophisticated likes, right? Let’s find out. Son and Heir. Age 4. His answers italicised. What is your favourite snack? Sultanas and bananas What is your favourite breakfast? Mmm, porridge. Just porridge. What is […]
Day Six in Sydney and a continuation of Holiday Meal Planning. OK, we’re out of food. Some planning and proper shopping is required today. Ho hum. I wish we were squillionaires to I could have a holiday from cooking for the last few days. Anyway, can’t be bothered going through it all but I bought […]