Home cooking skills have been all but killed by a number of sociological changes that have taken place since the 1950s. First there was the emergence of the self-service supermarket and with it prepared recipe meals such as tinned baked beans with sausages. The home workload for the housewife was lightening, and she was increasingly going out to work.
– The Nation That Can’t Boil An Egg, Rose Prince, The Independent
Sat down to this for dinner, the best for when you’re eating solo. I’ve been discovering, out of necessity, the truth in “the more you cook, the better you cook, the more you cook.” It’s going to be my personal “project” for the rest of the year.