Ruminations and recipes from a small kitchen in a big city.


Language cannibalises itself.

On page three in the Aldi catalogue that fell out of my letterbox on Saturday morning:

Beef Rump Steak, $9.99kg. These rump steaks are the perfect cut to throw on the barbecue with friends ...

I’ll stick with chilli sauce, thanks.

(I really must cut back that pelargonium. It is covering the No Junk Mail sign.)