“The first part of your feast begins with a kettle of cold mountain water, placed over the fire like so.” Sonja swung the kettle arm over the flames. “Tussen Takk for hauling water from the waterfall, Narn.”
Narn bobbed his head and blushed, then sat back on his haunches.
“It’s best to start with root vegetables, as I’ve done here. They take awhile to soften, so adjust by size of the protein source,” she continued. “What d’you think? When do we add the protein?”
“Later. They’re so skinny.”
Sonja nodded approval.
The tiny fishermen, wide-eyed, sweated in their cage.
© Liz Husebye Hartmann (2021)
Carrot Ranch Prompt (09/06/2021): In 99 words (no more, no less), write a story about the cooking show. It can be any cooking show, real or imagined. Who is there? What happens? Make it fun or follow a disaster. Go where the prompt leads!