…And when the Princess returned home from her years of tortuous trials; of slaying dragons and rescuing little old ladies; of promoting diplomatic connections and of cleansing herself of worldly influences, lo, she arrived to her enchanted castle where all had been renovated and restored to its utmost glory. And she was well pleased.

Away from fairy tales, not much has happened on the kitchen front since I left on Sunday. Yet another completion date has come and gone and we’re still not complete. I’m hoping the damn thing is finished before I go to India again in November. Something to aim for.