Muddle-headed Kay (mhw) wrote,
Muddle-headed Kay

This journal has been placed in memorial status. New entries cannot be posted to it.

  • Mood:
  • Music:

Always check your labels...

I didn't[1], so into the soup instead of huáng jiu[2] went a hefty slosh of Muscatel de Valencia.

I'm really lucky with cookery mishaps[3] (maybe they're just haps, then?) and it tastes wonderful. Not just plain old hot and sour soup any more, it's hot and sweet and sour. I'm going to claim that it was my Cookery Muse inspiring me, not an accident at all.

[1] I shouldn't have needed to; the bottles are quite different shapes and sizes.

[2] Chinese rice wine, if you didn't know.

[3] I expect accusations of unfairness from xlerb.
Tags: food

  • UK news: flagrant potential abuse of data

    If you're in the UK, read this. Then strongly consider doing this. It's not in itself a bad thing, but the controls over access and rights over…

  • Kay Dekker, 1959-2011

    I hope you've already heard this sad news, however I post here to reach those who have not heard. Kay Dekker died on the 7th July 2011, and was…

  • Thank you, and a bit of progress

    Thank you, everyone who sent messages of love and support. Very, very much appreciated, believe me! I saw Jerry, my GP, today about the mess of…

  • Post a new comment


    default userpic
    When you submit the form an invisible reCAPTCHA check will be performed.
    You must follow the Privacy Policy and Google Terms of use.