Friday, 15 January 2010
Today I am celebrating - I am making Bottom-of-the-Fridge soup. After more snow and blockages yesterday, there is now a thaw and it will be possible to get out this afternoon, so all the vegetables I have been providentially reserving against longer confinement, can now be popped into a big soup pot. Richard says he prefers my cooking when we are in make-do situations - and the truth is that I love the challenge of making something from whatever remains. Although as time has gone on, a bizarre imbalance in the pantry has become manifest. Yesterday we had one egg left, but nearly a whole bottle of pickled lemons. We were out of jam, but had plenty of Harissa...mmm...not sure about Harissa on toast, somehow. But, the message is clear, simple living is enjoyable. And simple gifts are treasured. Rosemary has created this lovely Quaker design as a gift to all stitchers - it is the fruit of her hands for us to share. Click here for your free download of Rosemary's design. Thank you, Rose. In the spirit of living simply so that others may simply live, perhaps you would consider a donation to the Haiti Earthquake Appeal through a relief agency in your country.
Posted by N E E D L E P R I N T at 09:35