Thursday, September 23, 2010
Can Cook, Won't Cook....
My whole family loves food, so as I grew up I was surrounded by great smells, recipes and dishes. So when I left home at 18 I was always able to whip up a variety of great dishes, as my friends, housemates, and parents can testify. When I had a live-in partner, I cooked, a lot, whatever time I fell through the door. So why haven't I been slaving over a hot stove recently? I laughed a lot when i was sent this as a possible explanation. Let's be clear, the reasons are much more likely to be:
a) I've been trying to eat a lot less (that bacofoil bikini is so unforgiving) so producing calorie laden meals holds little appeal
b) M introduced me to sardines on toast (hideous but nutritious and no cooking time needed)
c) There's such a fabulous array of amazing restaurants in Dubai which I feel the need to frequent, frequently
d) I've never been the type to try to impress a man with my skills in the kitchen (unless they're non-cooking related, see above)
e) I simply can't be arsed
f) All of the above
I CAN cook, ok?! Honest....