May 2020 Showcasing In My Kitchen

May 2020 saw South Africa enter Level 4 of lockdown. There was so much we could not do, like buy underwear (don’t ask). Anything that is not essential could not be purchased. And the determination of that boggles my mind. Needless to say, I am not buying anything for my kitchen right now. This has nothing to do with what we can and cannot buy. But more because I am limiting my spending to what we need until our income returns to normal. Even then, I am not sure what I will consider necessary once this new habit sets in. But, seeing as I have contributed to the #IMK series since the very beginning, I will at least share one thing each month.

Creations from my kitchen May 2020

Cacio E Pepe Con Pappardelle

Pappardelle Con Cacio E Pepe May 2020

Microwave Popcorn

Microwave Popcorn

Warm Aubergine Salad With Spring Onion Dressing

Warm Aubergine Salad

Blueberry Tahini Ganache Tart

Blueberry Tahini Ganache Tart

Chocolate Malt Popsicle

Chocolate Malt Popsicle May 2020

Preserved Lemon Egg Salad

Preserved Lemon Egg Salad

White Chocolate Salted Caramel Popsicle

White Chocolate Salted Caramel Popsicle

Baked Masala Figs

Baked Masala Figs May 2020

This is my June submission to the #IMK series, hosted by Sherry. Each month bloggers around the world gather to share what is new in their kitchens. Pop on over to her blog to take a peek. 

Inspiration published on Lavender and Lime June 3:

Did you buy anything new for your kitchen this month?

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18 thoughts on “May 2020 Showcasing In My Kitchen

  1. Hi Tandy, Do hope you are faring well. The recipes above look very tempting. Have you finished building your house yet? Interested… Take care. Cheers! x

  2. We’re still in self-isolation but fortunately we’re able to source about anything we need for the kitchen and have it delivered. In May we purchased a silicon loaf pan and new spatulas.

  3. Everywhere it seems there are strange regulations. But I hope the new habits you establish now will benefit you in the future. We are pretty much locked in as well. But we are trying to hang in there. Wishing you the best, too. Oh, and I love that tart you posted!

  4. all your recipes look fantastic tandy! so delish. that ganache tart for one … thanks for joining in, and keep well.

  5. Some wonderful recipes Tandy. I’ve tried the popcorn and the egg salad with added preserved lemon was a good idea. Not much of a lockdown here, if you’re considered essential, just hard for the small businesses who had to close and the laid off workers. But most are back up and running now.

    1. I feel for the small businesses that could not weather this storm and I feel that anyone who has a job should be condidered essential.

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