By Sylvia McKeown
It’s the end of the world as we know it and if you want to survive, best you get a little creative on the food front.
Some apocalyptic appetite pleasers for Halloween:
KICK THE CAN
Every serious cook knows that you are only as good as your larder, but this time it’s a little more life-and-death kind of serious. Cans are not only a good source of basics that can last as long as the noxious killer cloud that coats the city, but they can also be used as projectiles or even as sound security measures when tied to a string – nothing is wasted in “the aftermath”.
Make as many bean jokes as you like, but protein is important. With a little fire, stock and (precious) water you can have hearty soup in no time – complete with musical entertainment, which is helpful since there is no more power since “the incident”.
Read the full article at the Sunday Times.
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What a great article! Are your cooking skills up to the Apocalypse?
Good Morning / Evening / Afternoon, wherever you are in the world I hope it’s good.
In Book 1 of “Welcome to the Apocalypse – Pandora”, there are two game presenters who instruct the players on items to hunt and gather in order to survive each apocalypse. Most of the items are self-explanatory, dried foods, tinned foods, packaged foods, but what sort of meals would you likely be eating during any sort of apocalypse? I thought I’d put together a simple meal planner for the typical apocalyptic week. Most of these techniques were passed down from my mother and passed down to her from her mother. And it might be because I go camping, that I still rely on many of these techniques, because I just can’t take everything in the kitchen with me.
It also makes me wonder that if humans lose the practice of handing down practical tips, and the skills of bare essential cooking who will be the survivors of the apocalypse?
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