Failed domestic goddess to me, forlonly: Kitchen skills are like love. You either have them, or you don’t 😦
Me, bracingly: Not at all! Kitchen skills are like maths and sex — practice makes ’em perfect. King Bruce, man! ‘If at thrice you don’t succeed, try try try again’!
FDG, astounded: Sex gets better with practice? Really?
Me: …Let’s make you a cup of tea, shall we.