In My Kitchen I have nothing from New York. After shopping for clothes and shoes I had a baggage crisis and couldn’t fit in anything for my kitchen. So many must-haves had to be returned to the shelves. But I’m planning another trip so I can bring back all the homewares I fell in love with at Anthropology.
In My Kitchen I have a black truffle that was given to my husband by his brother when he visited him in Canberra while I was overseas. I’m sure you’re all aware that truffles cost about the same as diamonds and this fairly small truffle cost around $50.00. I have grated it into softened butter to make a truffle butter which will become the main flavour in a sauce I’m making for Pasta with Truffle Butter Sauce.
Gary signed the book for me. I was going to share a photo of me with my arm around Gary but I look too dreadful. In my defence I had only landed in Sydney two hours before the event started. It just goes to show that flying economy makes you ugly.
I’ve flipped through the book and came to a standstill when I saw the recipe for Sticky Braised Pork Ribs with Lime. That’s definitely the first recipe I’ll be cooking.
In My Kitchen I have curry packs sent to me by The Spice Tailor by Anjum Anand. Each pack contains three separate packets; one containing the spices, another the base sauce and the third, the sauce. All you need to make authentic Indian curries at home is provided except for your choice of meat or vegetable. I’m looking forward to making the mellow keralan coconut curry, the zingy mangalore herb curry and the rustic rogan josh. For more inspiration there are additional recipes on their website and you can order their products on-line as well.
In My Kitchen I have a book, Bake, Eat, Love by Anneka Manning that I won on Lizzy’s blog. Anneka has signed the book for me and told me this is my invitation to bake! I’ve had a look through the book and while I thought it was to contain recipes and photographs, it’s actually a book rather than a cookbook.
Anneka runs a Bake Club out of the Flash of the Pan Studios in Rosebery where you can attend her small-group baking classes.
In My Kitchen I have food colour gels sent to me by the Queen company that are new on the market. I will be sharing a recipe on how I’ve used them early next week.
On My Couch I have Ruby and Rosie. They’re not dead, they just look like it. Now in the winter of their lives, they spend a lot of time sleeping. They suffered from anxiety while I was overseas (Carl says that’s nonsense), but they did. Their tummies have settled down now and there have been no incidents since I arrived home.
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