The Diary: Foods for assumed on property cooking

WHEN reader Tricia Fulford was an undergraduate at St Andrews College she shared a flat with a posh female from London referred to as Daisy.

Daisy experienced lots of investing funds, courtesy of her generous mom and dad, and she never ever geared up a meal for herself, preferring to dine out for breakfast, lunch and supper.

At the time, our reader attempted to persuade Daisy to consider cooking for herself.

Daisy responded by devising the subsequent listing, which she later on hung in the kitchen, as a reminder to herself of the rewards and shortcomings of this sort of a radical policy.

Professionals & Disadvantages of Cooking Foodstuff

Execs: Food stuff.

Cons: Cooking.

(Daisy hardly ever did get round to getting ready her individual meals.)

Reaping the rewards

Practical tips about extending your lifespan from reader Arnold Garner: “If the Grim Reaper knocks on your entrance door, fend him off with a vacuum cleaner. Dyson with dying may well be your only chance…”

Crispy nation

SCOTLAND’S popularity as the world’s good dining funds has been boosted by a Bellshill eatery’s introduction of a delicacy termed the rice and curry meat roll. Basically it is a huge deep fried ball, packed with rooster, rice and curry sauce.

Reader Craig Johnson indicates our country should not rest on its laurels following this sort of a culinary triumph.

“Isn’t it time we stopped remaining coy about our favorite passion?” he says. “Let’s cover our full land mass, from the Borders to John O’Groats, in a layer of crispy batter.”

Vivacious on vino

Soothing with his spouse in an Edinburgh wine bar, reader Ted Plimpton overheard a few at a nearby table arguing.

The woman purchased a bottle of wine, leading her chap to counsel that they experienced each experienced ample vino now.

“Well,” said the lady, as the cork was pulled, “You’re usually telling me not to bottle factors up…”

Black magic woman

WE’RE updating children’s books immediately after The Tiger Who Arrived To Tea came under hearth from a Scottish charity who criticised its absence of a woke ideology. Reader Mike Bennet indicates a C.S. Lewis basic should be re-titled: The Lion, The Girl With Option, Even though Perfectly Appropriate Pagan Religious Beliefs and The Wardrobe.

Clever recommendation

CURIOUS Stevie Campbell from Hamilton wonders if it’s genuine that when students at Glasgow School of Art approached the board inquiring for details about the future of the hearth harmed developing they were explained to to: “Draw their possess conclusions.”

Holy holler

Problem of the working day from reader Paul Murphy: “If I yelled into a colander would that pressure my voice?”