Wednesday, 22 December 2010

Cookathon

I'm not normally one to brag in public (in private, to myself, that's another thing), but this is special.  So let it be known that today I prepared the following:

A batch of celeriac and leek soup, to be frozen for Boxing Day;
A chicken and lentil curry (murghi aur masoor dal), also for Boxing Day;
A cauldron of minestrone containing seven vegetables (eight if you count the bay leaf);
A batch of ragu al bolognese;
A wholemeal loaf.
Oh, and a gin and tonic.

Look on my works and despair!

Only trouble is, I'm not really hungry now.  Think I'll just make an omelette.

3 comments :

  1. I've made the chestnut stuffing, halfway through the piroghies, wrapped presents. Tomorow I'm cooking a turkey, roast potatoes, homegrown brussel sprouts, gravy , carrots...brag, brag......you sound like a great cook.

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  2. Me too, Tim! I made minestrone too! Only we've eaten most of it already. But all I'm making for tomorrow is orange slices in syrup + Grand Marnier + candied orange peel, so I'm going to Rosie's.

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  3. Thank you Annie, nice to hear from you. Oranges are the best fruit, especially in the form of Grand Marnier.
    Rosie, what are piroghies, please?

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