I’m trying to recover from pathetic performance in the kitchen during the BrotherinLaw’s visit by ..ehm…by cooking some more.. but we’ve had some successes of late:
Like baked mushrooms for instance, that vanished as soon as I brought them out of the oven:
Or the pumpkin Biryani (much like the stone soup), which was quite the labor of love. Making Dum Biryani with a pumpkin hanging on to me in her carrier. Note how I resist the temptation to throw her into the fancy automatic dustbin despite it giving me cues, opening its mouth wide everytime I walked past with her.
And the tres leches cake, which really was the best cake I’ve ever baked. Like, people asking for the recipe and stuff (which btw is here:http://thepioneerwoman.com/cooking/2009/09/tres-leches-cake/ in case you want to give it a shot..if you’re the kind that can turn a blind to calorie content of ingredients ie)