Led to the Altar Like a Lamb to the … Curry?
On our first date Chris Blair offered to cook dinner for me at my place. As an architectural designer he felt the need to redo his kitchen, but during the construction phase he was suffering withdrawal from his addiction to cooking. To ease his pain, he searched for places to cook.
I happily obliged, since the way to my heart, mind, soul and anything else was and is through my stomach.
I beamed when he arrived prepared with all the fixings: beautiful lamb and spices for a lamb curry and even a pan. I blanched, however, when he pulled out The Fannie Farmer Cookbook. Fannie was great for simple, American fare, but Indian food?
The joy of being wrong. He emerged from a clean kitchen—which I loved—and served one of the best curries I ever eaten.
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