Posted: 17/12/2015 at 14:25
The kitchen smells amazing - two lamb shoulder shanks in red wine with garlic and rosemary are braising slowly in the oven, and a pot of red cabbage and apple with fennel seeds is simmering on the hob.
The red cabbage is to go with some belly pork slices and roasted apple tomorrow. It's always better when it's a day old. We'll have purple sprouting broccoli and creamy mashed potatoes with the lamb shanks.
OH has been cooking for himself when he arrived home from work for the past couple of days as I've been out socialising - thought he deserved some proper 'home cooking'.
However, all that good work has done severe damage to the glamorous deep red manicure I've been flashing around for the past couple of days