You, the speaker, are distinct from you, the listener. And sometimes you just loathe (or love) what’s going on in your head so much, you need to put in words, maybe read later, maybe get other people to endure the abstractions up there.
Kitchens are always accused of curbing women’s freedoms but I learnt how to own things here – words, thoughts, my body, and my mistakes. In that sense, kitchens are liberating to me.
You need turmeric for this recipe. Not the powder, but fresh root. Maybe you can use the powder. I want fresh root though, and I believe it makes a difference.
If people can move on after broken relationships, I figured I too could get over my jar of acrid Nutella.
“Where should I get kebabs from?” she replied equally as coolly. In that second, she looked like a cowboy in a western film, staring down her rival with the barrel of her gun. Appa gestured wildly towards the kitchen “From there.”