Phew! We made it; we survived 2022. And what a stinker it was. Perhaps yours was better than mine? I hope so! And I hope everyone has had a fabulous festive season. 2023 here we come, guns ablazing. Or maybe just whimpering softly as we stumble along ...
I've been very lucky in the kitchen - with Christmas gifts, time to cook and just enjoy life (tho' I did make that chutney at 5am since I couldn't sleep). We had a really relaxing Christmas Day, just a brunch at friends', no cooking, just nibblies and fruit. That's the way to do it. Hope you all had a lovely day, too.
So here we are for another year of In My Kitchen. Looking forward to catching up with everyone! Join in, one and all with your kitchen and kitchen garden joys. I have even more Christmas stuff, but I'll add that to my next IMK post in February.
In My Kitchen:
|a sweet little ceramic dish from Pottery for the Planet|
|I made my annual mango chutney (at 5am!)|
|and I dried rosemary (in the microwave) from a friend's garden|
|and roasted ratty old veg. from the fridge to make a salsa-thingy :=)|
|I was given a super-charming platter by a friend|
|and Mr P. bought me a tea towel and cookbook!|
|a dear friend gave me this tea towel from the Isle of Lewis|
|my super-dooper cousin gave me this wonderful ceramic tomato-ey dish|
|and I made my summer batch of mustard for Mr P.|
|and the curveball (sorry about the reflections)|
This is a small watercolour by Sean Leahy, a local Brisbane artist and cartoonist. This is of an actual landscape not that far from us. I love the play of light and the red rooves.
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