The early days of this pandemic were terrifying. I spent the first week glued to my screen. I watched every news conference, obsessed over case numbers and signed up for three different streaming services.
Through my social media feeds, I could see that friends and family were doing the same, but gradually things changed.
Fear was replaced with sourdough, banana bread and pitch-perfect flaky pie crust. Anxiety was channelled into impressive kitchen projects. The kitchen became a source of joy.
Well, that has passed.
Most people are back to making the same five dishes on rotation and trying to pass off cleanup duty to their roommates and partners.
We can do better. Here are my tips for fighting kitchen fatigue during a pandemic:
Use an old tool