Cooking as a Leisure activity
Personally for me ‘cooking’ is most relaxing and the ideal leisure activity with family and friends.
I am sure if you try it out in your lawn with family and friends you feel the same way as I and most people do.
Firstly, it doesn’t matter whether you are male or female but what really matters is the interest and passion for cooking and the said result that comes out satisfying.
If this activity does not come to you naturally you either refrain completely and indulge in some other activity or try and change that aspect if the passion for cooking still burns brightly within you.
Simple requisites are needed – The main source (Chef) you of course.
A simple uniform with apron attached for that smear while cooking –its fun
A nice kitchen garden or backyard lawn, small fire oven/barbeque, cooking ingredients and utensils. Last but not the least the ability to taste and differentiate between what is cooking on the oven.
Try out something out of the ordinary if it’s just for leisure and pleasure, involve all members of the family to chip in with their thoughts and ideas and even giving you a helping hand in petty aspects such as cutting a few veggies, fetching odds n ends for the dish on the oven. Include friends list and emphasis on all household members including your pet dog or kitten for that matter, you may get applause from them for the well dished out remedy –who knows?
Try out something different like hot and spicy Indian food, road side vendor’s recipes or that mixed cuisine that you always longed for –the family will like the innovative results and will have something to talk about through the week.
If you and family members were always having a busy time and eating outdoors then this is an opportunity to grab and share a leisurely home cooked meal for the whole family in your very own lawn and direct orders from self as Chef.
More family /friends helping hands, the merrier the result !
If for instance you are a bad cook –try walking over to the restaurant and ask the chef about a particular meal and its method of preparation, go to the grocery and stores , purchase all commodities necessary and shoot back to begin on a serious Chef note in your own special style with family and friends !
Ideas will flow from your mind and the after thought will be overwhelming .
The family and most importantly you in particular are going to make that day/event a day to remember!