This was written for the Two for Tuesday Challenge #8. Prompt: write a story that centers around food.
He knew the recipe by heart, and called on it like a friendly acquaintance.
Marcus tore some basil leaves onto the tomato sauce below, which was quietly gurgling in expectation. Its excitement became palatable as the sauce’s sharp smell attempted to take over the kitchen, despite the extractor fan’s best efforts. After a quick stir he left them alone, knowing they would slowly infuse together, and proceeded to inspect the plates and bowls arranged on the counter top. Read the rest of this entry »