Kitchen time has dwindled to a null. I'm really not sure what I've been so busy waffling away my time with. Procrastination has become a habit it seems.
But I haven't been completely idle. Today and tomorrow would
see me undertaking my greatest canape provision to date and I have been
spending many a thoughtful hour poring over the budget and the recipes.
Also Comic Con (London) was held last weekend.
it is not just physical proximity that is an issue. Another vastly
important consideration is the distressing reality of 'bodily
profusions.' Basically, the point at which the separation between myself
and another being is within the detectable radius of that being's
bodily whiffs, is the point beyond toleration. I am sure most people
share these sentiments. Normally, this is when we all start edging away
from the sphere of smell. However at Comic Con, not only was I well and
truly deep within that choking bubble, I was actually being mashed
against the source itself. Icks.
the bounty justified the traumas. My main sources of joy are: a
beautiful artbook (Niea_7) at a bargain price, and also two Japanese
Cell-ga: original animation sketches complete with annotations and
cause for happiness, but on a completely different note, is that this
very day I embark my eighth year in the lovely company of my boyfriend. I
thank the Lord for each and every precious moment past and to come.
would like this say I made these madeleines for my special boy, but no.
Yesterday was not wasted on solitary pursuits, even if for the other,
but was spent together, idling about the British Museum, sipping a
delightful tea and nibbling (gorging would be the more appropriate verb)
all manner of edibles. Rather, I made these a while back. The madeliene
recipe we learnt at LCB uses the melted butter method. So, I infused
the melted butter with a few sprigs of thyme, and low and behold,
produced my lemon and thyme madeleines. Don't be too enthusiastic with
the thyme- it can be overpowering and a sprig or two would more than