Excerpt from “Downsize your home and regain your freedom’ Amazon and Kindle
Lobster thermirdor (go out for dinner)
Whole roast pig/lamb/goat/turkey (go on holiday)
Croissant (find french bakery)
Baked Alaska (it’s not even in restaurants these days)
Your own pastry ( buy Waitrose ‘all butter’ ready made)
Stuffed goose (no room for fate geese)
Wedding cake (even a cup cake would be a challenge)
Bouillabaisse (buy in Selfridges)
Do not bring home live animals, do not set up a distillery, do not grow vegetables indoors and do not try to make a compost heap…they smell and annoy the neighbours.
Concentrate on what you can do-not what you can’t.
Do not see this a ‘limitation’ but more of a ‘freedom’.
I never made any of these dishes when iI had huge kitchens and now I can’t.
All the labour saving devices you buy, only end up owning you.
Years ago we had a freezer the size of a large coffin which we never thought we could fill. We did. But forgot what was in there and hardly ate the food at the bottom. It’s a symptom of bygone age when ‘more was more’ and ‘less’ was a misery. We sold the property, with the freezer, and I bet its still there..