19. "RE: Exile mini: Direct Action"
In response to message #15
>>As is all right and proper. Though I suspect that the apple crumble >>would be a regional/planetary thing. I can only imagine the number of >>New Austin Scouts who get their Hazmat merit badge dealing with their >>Annual Chili Cook-Off/Barbecue. > >One would imagine. (Similarly, the Neo-Japanese equivalent of that >same badge can be earned by working with fugu and surviving.) > >It so happens that Laura's particular culinary bent is >pātisserie, anyway, so apple crumble was a logical choice. >She's also quite good at rustic French and Italian breads, cinnamon >buns, and - > >mmmmm, cinnamon buns > > - do excuse me - and the various arcane applications of ganache. The >meticulousness involved in baking and candymaking appeals to her inner >need for structured reality. Plan the dive and dive the plan, as they >used to say in the underwater salvage biz. >
Sounds like my girlfriend. Except, you know, for the whole mutant/clone/adamantium/killing machine thing....
Ebony the Black Dragon
(What? She bakes pastries and makes candy. When she's not studying forensic entomology....)