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March 3, 2009

Filed under: Uncategorized — ros @ 3:03 pm

During my student days, I would occasionally post about my parents and their cooking- or rather the lack of it. See post on attempting to cook in my parents kitchen, the lobster incident or my personal favourite, the Christmas vegetable stir fry. Since leaving home I have cooked in their kitchen only a few times as the lack of equipment has totally driven me mad. Hollandaise Sauce with no whisk- are you crazy?

Then there are the fond memories of being served up tandoori chicken made with strawberry yoghurt and the thing I could have sworn was over cooked pork chop but actually turned out to be lamb.

But apparently things are changing. Today Dad e-mailed me with the link to his new website.


That’s right. He’s got a food blog. Hell has frozen over and pigs are airborne.


  1. How cool is that?! I say this as someone whose mother has complained about the quality of the photos on my own site and I’m just waiting for her to get involved in interfering (once she’s finished with facebook!).

    Help your dad to set up an RSS feed straight away so we can follow his adventures!

    Comment by Alex — March 3, 2009 @ 5:03 pm

  2. LOL! At least my father has yet to get his own food blog. Considering all he knows how to make is boil-in-the-bag, toast, and canned soup, that would be a very limited food blog.

    Comment by Angry Brit — March 5, 2009 @ 12:26 am

  3. Don’t you find it embarrassing? I was so pleased when my father stopped blogging.

    Comment by Trig — March 8, 2009 @ 6:04 pm

  4. Alex, I think I’ll have to wait for him to get proper blog software before feeds are an option. I’m not sure blog software will allow such a crazy combination of fonts/font colours. We’d better get him a decent camera too!

    Angry Brit, given what he used to cook I’m hoping he’s learnt something in the last few years. Otherwise microwave dinners might feature!

    Trig, there’s nothing be embarrassed about…yet. I think he’s been sufficiently embarrassed by my anecdotes for some potential retribution to be justified.

    Comment by ros — March 8, 2009 @ 9:44 pm

  5. Nothing as drastic as all that. Just a question of when the muse gets to you. Have an older sister who could even burn an egg while boiling it. Today she could make a Cordon Bleu chef hide face inside the aprons. So yes hell shall not freeze nor pigs fly - Cooking is an inherent art! Although may take time to develop :-)

    Comment by Samantha — March 9, 2009 @ 10:39 am

  6. I’ve been trying to get my Dad to start a blog. Now he’s retired it’d be a great hobby for him! (Not that he needs another hobby lol!)

    Comment by Alex — March 9, 2009 @ 1:13 pm

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