Anyone who knows me knows how much of a cookbook freak I am, I have loads but hardly ever use them for recipes – I just like to look at the pictures and dream…. I have had the occasional go though and one particular memory of chilli and chorizo scallops springs to mind – I won’t go into it but it’s safe to say that we haven’t had scallops since 😉 I’ve also had more than one disaster with chocolate mousses and it’s probably best if I don’t even mention my previous risotto issues! Anyway, my various disasters haven’t put me off buying cookbooks and when I went shopping yesterday I heard the Primrose Bakery cupcake book calling out to me. I tried to ignore it but it was the last one on the shelf and just looking at the cover I knew we were going to be great friends lol so I hid it at the bottom of the trolley under the sensible stuff and managed to smuggle it through the checkout past Mr Frugal. Just so there’s no confusion, I didn’t smuggle it out without paying for it – I just didn’t want Mr Frugal to see it as he thinks I have way too many already.
I waited till the kids went to bed before I got it out of the bag as I love the first read of a cook book (I know, I’m a freak aren’t I?) and I wasn’t dissappointed – It’s so pretty and my mouth was watering just looking at the pictures. I was even inspired enough to make something from it this morning!!! And they actually look like they do in the picture!
Check me out – I am so a Domestic Goddess (at least until teatime).
Am I the only cookbook freak fan around?