Tuesday, 8 January 2013

Floorentina


What shall we have for lunch?

Let's have pizza.
We could add some wilted spinach and an egg to a bought Margherita
and turn it into a nutritious Fiorentina.

Mmm. That's a brilliant idea.


And then if we're lucky the egg will fall 
through the middle of the pizza.

Yes, and while you scrape it off the floor of the oven
I will helpfully move the pizza closer to you


and flip it deftly onto the lino.

Pizza Floorentina.

Drizzle with extra virgin olive oil
and enjoy.

15 comments:

  1. What baffles me is how the egg fell through the middle of the pizza.

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    1. Yes, well, it is an advanced cookery skill, akin to making rum babas and souffl├ęs. All I can say is that it doesn't always work.

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  2. You sound a trifle well-drizzled yourself, Lucille..

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  3. Sorry about lunch being a little late, but my, oh my, can you capture a photo op!

    xo

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  4. Fanny and Johnnie Craddock couldn't have done it better .

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  5. Is it wrong of me to be sat here with tears of laughter in my eyes?

    No, it's alright Lucille, best NOT to answer...........

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  6. You made me laugh too much, which isn't good with bronchitis. But oh! there must be a kitchen-floor-hurling gremlin about, because last week I managed to drop an apple and blackberry crumble on the floor while attempting to remove it from the oven. I wasn't able to put my usual rule into action (the five second one: if it's on the floor for less than 5 seconds you can still eat it) because it had collapsed all over the place. I have never done that before: as you say of the egg dive it's certainly an advanced cookery skill. I wouldn't be able to predict how often, and exactly when, I shall be able to repeat it.

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  7. And where is the picture of you rearranging it on a plate and passing off to some unsuspecting family member?

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  8. Sorry but that final line did make me laugh.

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  9. This is exactly why you need a dog or two!

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  10. Loved this! I was just posting about the "details we usually omit" when blogging and yet this is proof that they are indeed the stuff of great posts!
    Have a super day! xx PS I would probably have observed the ten second rule and grabbed it off the floor ... it looked sooo yummy!

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  11. I expect it happens in Pizza Express all of the time..!

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  12. Sounds like my style of cooking...

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  13. That lino looks clean enough...
    It reminds me of the time I learned that parchment paper is very slippery stuff and lost all my cookies to the bottom of the oven.

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  14. Hilarious, sorry.

    Now if you'd had a labrador, you wouldn't have had a millisecond in which to even think about taking that last photograph......

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