Day 7 was rather uneventful. It consisted of cleaning up baby puke and eating leftovers from day 6. But I did get a shopping list together for today. A task that was achieved for the sum total of £38.39. So we came in under the £40 rule this week.
We had spiced pork with sweet potato. It was a little sweet as one of the ingredients is orange marmalade. I thought I had some, but I didn’t. So I substituted honey. A little too much honey. It would be a lot better with the bittersweet of marmalade. However, it was very tasty. Certainly something I wouldn’t normally make, as I’d normally steer clear of star anise. I’m going to make the fennel soup again tomorrow. And I got some smoked haddock to add some depth to the flavour.
Oh! And my bread making has also improved. I switched from the dodgy yeast I had in my cupboard (we’d call it a press in Ireland, but my wife’s student’s don’t understand the word – so I’ll use international English) to an instant yeast. I can’t see myself trying fresh yeast….unless….I start brewing beer. Now there’s an idea