When trying to draft a few posts in advance in August, I jumped on some prompts eagerly and finished them in one breath with a flourish, whereas some started out enthusiastically and then got painstakingly dragged out in quarter-hour increments. Continue reading
Initially, when I was going wholeheartedly down the “food memory” route for these posts, one particular seasoning screamed out for attention.
A couple months ago, on a rainy Sunday, Ben and I started a 1000-piece jigsaw puzzle. It has taken half our dining table hostage since then, and mostly we are too scared to sit down to work on it because last time we did, we looked up with headaches, cricks in our necks and two hours less in each of our lives. To be honest, we mostly find pieces when we’re not trying to look for them; we glance at it and halfheartedly try two pieces sitting next to each other, and miraculously they just click into place.
One of my favourite ever treats when I was little was to go to the Chinese restaurant with my mum.
Every single visit, for years, I would order the same thing: plain steamed rice, which I would eat with soy sauce, and a Sprite lemonade. For dessert, coconut ice cream served in half a coconut shell. Every. Single. Time. Continue reading
Today’s prompt is a strange one; it instantly stood out as one of the most fun ones, but I just couldn’t seem to think of a well-known person whose diet I could veganise.
As I was talking through the prompts with/at Ben, as I mentioned this one I said “Dunno what I’ll do with this one… I vaguely thought of Arnie…”. Ben immediately exclaimed “I was gonna say Arnie!” – and thus, unwittingly, the idea for this prompt was born. Continue reading
I don’t play any sports, but I’ve gathered from context that curveballs aren’t what you want. Continue reading
I admit to being a little worried when I first saw today’s MoFo challenge, to “make a dish using all seasonal produce“.