I spend much time in my kitchen. I like to cook anything from gluten-free goodies to a big family meal; a salad to share at a barbeque or a batch of jam or chutney. It’s the engine room of my home and the place where everyone gathers.
With that being said, it may be tempting to assume that I have a lovely, well-appointed modern kitchen with functional design, appealing aesthetics and every modern convenience. In my dreams. Just in case you thought that getting stuck into cooking requires such a space, I thought I’d show you this …
A stove with warped plates – most of the time I now use the single portable induction element that you can see in this picture. I regularly use an oven thermometer to make sure that my forty-year-old oven is keeping proper temperature.
And then there’s the kitchen sink:
It’s a cluttered space that never looks neat, even when it’s been tidied. Note the absence of dishwasher. I spend a great deal of time washing dishes, as you can see from the full dish rack on the left!
Do you have kitchen challenges? Please share!