Tuesday, March 22, 2005


I have a big pot of chickpeas soaking in the kitchen. There's something very comforting about the quiet cracking noises they make to themselves as they swell.

(Yes, I know; they call 'em garbanzos over here. I can deal with calling courgettes zucchini, aubergines eggplants, and coriander cilantro; but I fear to me a chickpea will always be a chickpea.)


Interesting.. We XXXXians seem to be a mixture. We have chickpeas, zucchini, eggplant, and coriander