(It also pays to check instructions on the previous page..ahem)
A stint of insect craft..
click here. And they were actually very easy to do..
Soul food bound up with childhood dinner table memories in the form of...
My goodness it's satisfying to bash one's frustrations away with a meat mallet on a chopping board!
It brings the hausfrau to the table in a particularly calm state of mind, where the meal can be enjoyed to it's fullest potential..
Potato pancakes were not to be absent either, once all of my bottled up tension was released on the meat ahh, 'tenderising'.
They come up just as crispy in the waffle maker as I had suspected. Painfully slow to cook though, so only a few batches were made, the majority being done in the quarter of the time frying pan..
Delicious served alongside snow peas fresh from the garden, lightly steamed..
Soul food indeed. My soul food.
To be enjoyed in the presence of fresh garden pickings thanks to the 7yo (I love the detail she goes to when selecting her pickings. No specimen is too small, or too weedy. There IS oxalis lurking in there somewhere!).
*Try to make some time in your week for a little soul food.
And crafting. As frivolous as it may appear, it really is good for the soul, no matter what it's end purpose.*