A wise friend on the inspiration of cookbooks

A wise and kind friend said to me yesterday: “The point of recipe books is to inspire you about food, to inspire you to get into the kitchen and make something. Once you are there, it’s quite permissible to make toast.”
Exactly! So I am reading this entirely gorgeous, heady, fragrant Turkish book called Purple Citrus and Sweet Perfume. And eating toast with butter and honey. But one of these days I’ll make something with these colours…

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About Lisa

I live in South Africa with my husband and two small children, doing things, thinking about things and sometimes writing about them.
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One Response to A wise friend on the inspiration of cookbooks

  1. Hey that’s a nice book, I enjoy cooking very much too!

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