Hello world!

So I’ve decided to start a blog. It’s not something entirely original and I’m a little late getting on the bandwagon here but the ever expanding library of cookbooks I own demands to be used and appreciated.

I love snuggling into my duvet to read my cookbooks just the same as reading a new mystery novel. Some have childhood stories interspersed between simple recipes, some are lusciously described decadent dishes fit for a feast, one tells of a new life on a country farm and one even has french songs interposed between rustic traditional recipes calling for pig’s trotters, calf’s head and marrow bones. I love them all the same. Actually, maybe not. I suppose there will emerge favourites from which I will gravitate to again and again but that remains to be seen. I am always inspired to try a certain dish after leafing through these books but somehow something always gets in the way. Like my arse on the couch in front of the telly.

I figure one recipe a week should be sufficient encouragement for me to cook and write more and yet not send me into fits of panic.

Wish me luck!

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One thought on “Hello world!

  1. Good girl! Good that you are trying out new recipes.
    As for me, most of the time when I see a new recipe, I’d imagine what it’s like to taste the food especially if the recipe is illustrated with a beautifully photograped picture! Getting myself to try out the recipe is another matter altogether. The usual excuse is the unavailability of certain ingredients.

    Good luck to your cooking adventure!

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