29
May
2020
0

This week I am

baking cakes. Specifically cheesecakes, and even more specifically, ricotta cheesecakes. I had an idea, some flavours in my mind, and went searching for recipes. Most of them involved flavours I didn’t want – mixing the ricotta with cream cheese, for...
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17
Apr
2020
0

This week I am cooking

Like so many others more or less isolated at home, I am cooking, for many reasons. We have to eat. Eating is a pleasurable activity, and cooking is a purposeful activity with a pleasurable outcome. Of course everyone is cooking...
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1
Apr
2020
2

This week I am

posting daily on Facebook and Instagram. A friend asked me to post daily dishes for inspiration and ideas for meals during these strange isolated times. It’s only week one, I wonder how long it will be before I have to...
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26
Mar
2020
1

Today I am

making tomato chutney. It’s a gesture of optimism in these dark times, it’s my small way of saying there will be a future. Tomato chutney is not for now, it needs to be kept for a few months at least,...
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