“If you were all alone in the universe with no one to talk to, no one with which to share the beauty of the stars, to laugh with, to touch, what would be your purpose in life? It is other life, it is love, which gives your life meaning. This is harmony. We must discover the joy of each other, the joy of challenge, the joy of growth.”
— Mitsugi Saotome
hoo boy i have finally perfected my mushroom sauce recipe
gently fry one deliKATEly sliced oignon in a little olive oil, sprinkle with salt. when starting to become clear, add a swish of last night's stables merlot and whang a lid on, turn heat off. leave while waiting for mushrooms to arrive from the shop. sprinkle with a tsp of raw sugar, turn heat back on and add sliced portabello mushrooms. and a couple of chopped garlic cloves. gently fry for a few mins then add another great swoosh of vino (however was there that much left? i think it's cos sir broke out the tullamore dew half way through the evening) and top up with a splash of water. simmer gently for ten mins, reduce. ha! that's called a red wine reduction. i am soooo fahncy. then add a teeny squidge of cream that ya find at the back of the fridge. give it another coupla mins while the rump steak is barbied. mmmmm, there's now half a beast in the freeeeezer. and it's a good thing that i didn't yield to temptation on friday, cos the microwave blew up on saturday.
which means that the only things left on the To Replace List are: fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washing machine, and dryer: in that order. oh, and fix the stove clicker, lights in the kitchen ceiling, extractor fan light, and pantry door. this wohm thing definitely has its perks.