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A Good Start

Woke up this morning with toothache...
I knew it was coming, as the tooth had cracked while we were in France.
Had the dreaded emergency treatment this afternoon (a filling) & am now in more pain!
Luckily, I've found some homeopathic remedies in our bathroom cabinet, which a friend gave to Sime last Summer after having his 4th tooth extracted... I've taken one dose of Arnica & have some Hyper & Cal to take too. Just hope that the pain will have calmed by tomorrow!

I find the best way to cope with pain like toothache is to just keep busy - this morning there was lots of paperwork to sort through, then I decided to make: bread, rolls, a brown lentil cottage pie & a big pan of vegetable soup.

We also travelled down the lane again for our daily walk - this is the view 10 minutes from the house...

The beach is getting nearer... 
The field has a footpath - which is the short cut to the beach, but we like going along the lane instead.

Will take some photos of the lane tomorrow - it's tiny & lots of vehicles end up getting stuck as it's so narrow!

Hugo & I thought it was Pancake Day yesterday, so we made some vegan pancakes tonight (we usually have them after the day!), but for some strange reason Pancake Day has moved to March, so we've had them early!

We used strong white bread flour, gram flour, oat milk & olive oil...
Topped with some soft brown sugar & fresh lemon juice. 
The perfect comfort food for toothache!!!

Kay :)

Comments

Anonymous said…
I keep hearing people talk about putting lemon juice on pancakes - I am going to have to try this. Hope the tooth feels better soon.
Karin said…
Hope the toothache has eased off, Kay. How did you manage with the lemon and sugar on the pancakes!

I hope your weather is as good as ours today, it's a lovely day for a walk or spending time in the garden. The sun is shining and I can hear the birds singing through the open window.

Mel, I don't know what lemon would be like on American pancakes, but it's lovely on English (British? or are they French?) pancakes, with a little sugar. It is the traditional accompaniment, but I don't know how old the tradition is.
just Gai said…
We have lemon and sugar with French pancakes (crepes) ubt crispy bacon and maple syrup with American ones.

I hope your toothache eases soon, Kay.
The Smiths said…
We've never tried sweet pancakes with something savoury. Perhaps we should try some vegan rashers with pancakes & syrup... But Mel, lemon juice & sugar is really good!

We didn't get to do a walk yesterday, as we worked too long, but the weather was lovely & mild!

Kay :)

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