Sunday, July 01, 2007

Stocking Up

We had a pair of helping hands for the first few weeks after the baby was born. My cousin came to stay with us, to help out with the Little One and see that Figman was sufficient nourished to attend to his duties as a second time father.

She arrived a week before the baby was due, and we went shopping for a big stock up of the cupboards.

"Buy anything you might want" I urged. "Don't assume that I have the ingredients you need. Just get it now while you have the chance." I thought that she took me seriously, but a few nights later she was staring into the pantry, puzzled.

"You don't seem to have ... "
"I told you ..."
"But who thinks that someone who keeps date vinegar and organic cocoa nibs in her cupboards doesn't have tomato paste???"


At 5:34 PM, Blogger MyKitchenInHalfCups said...

That's too wonderful and funny.

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At 3:42 PM, Anonymous kitekato said...

I can understand this. My cupboards and fridge are always chockers, but there is never any food to eat..

ps.I love the photograph you have used on this post.

At 2:57 PM, Blogger h&b said...

You had a baby ?

At 2:58 PM, Blogger h&b said...

oh yes, see previous post. I forgot ;)


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