January And February 2013, In My Kitchen

In My Kitchen January and February 2013

By the time my blog was fixed, it was so close to the 1st of February 2013 that I decided to combine my January and February In My Kitchen posts together. I really missed taking part in this last month, but now that all my problems seem to have been sorted out, my blogging schedule is back to normal.

in my kitchen …

Is a garlic card which I received as a Secret Santa gift from Yuppiechef when I ordered my spice bomb

Secret Santa Gift From Yuppiechef

in my kitchen …

Is a gift I received from my Mother-In-Law. This book was given to her by her Father-In-Law and when Marguerite moved in December she gave me the book. I am so thrilled to have it as it will be treasured in my home and will remind me of her whenever I look at it

Household Cookery for South Africa

in my kitchen …

Is an old fashioned ice cream scoop.  I have wanted one for ages and it has been used twice a day since I got it as while we are on leave we have been eating sorbets and ice creams!

Old Fashioned Ice Cream Scoop

in my kitchen …

Is a small jar of dried figs with almonds drenched with honey. I have been on an elimination diet and two of the things I had to take off my diet were nuts and dried fruit (for the sulphur). Thankfully I am not allergic to either of these two things

Fig And Almond Honey

in my kitchen …

Is my new ice cream churner which has been used to make sorbets, gelato, ice cream and frozen yoghurt

Ice Cream Churner

in my kitchen …

Is the most beautiful book with a lot of blank pages which I received from Yuppiechef as a gift. I try and buy something every month from them, and nearly 90% of my kitchen toys have been purchased from them.  Thank you guys so much – you rock! I look forward to a lot more boxes of happiness, fridge magnets and postcards from you in your nice new pink packaging.

My Own Kitchen Diary

 in my kitchen …

every time I am cooking are Molly and Patch. From looking at them, you would think Patch is the mommy!

Patch and Molly

 in my kitchen …

Is a gift I received from Checkers, a growing, living lettuce. It came to me roots and all. This product is meant to stay fresh long after it has left the store. I have had it for over a week now, and I am picking leaves each night to use for our salads.

Living Lettuce

 in my kitchen …

Is a brand new ‘wooden spoon’. It is made from bamboo which is sustainable and it does not have the same feel as your ordinary wooden spoon. I have chucked out all my old spoons and I will get another one of these.

bamboo spoon

I am submitting this post to IMK hosted by Celia of Fig Jam And Lime Cordial

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I am passionate about using regional, seasonable and sustainable produce when I cook. I live in Gordons Bay with my husband and dogs. Dave and I are busy building a house which is an adventure all in itself. Each year we visit a new place overseas to experience the food of the area. Follow along on our adventures!

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