This cookbook season has been a joy, probably because many other things have not, which is why this is an extensive list- let’s take our pleasures where…
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I'm going to report on Venice in stages because there's just too much to put into one newsletter. This edition about Cannaregio is the first in the…
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A trip to the Ionian Islands. A different kind of holiday. A few thoughts and observations and a reading list. It’s a lengthy newsletter, so get…
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Once more, the entire continent of Africa is being framed as a place of exile and punishment, especially by racists and bots who delight in telling…
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The first recipe I cooked from ‘Mamushka’, the debut cookbook by Olia Hercules, was a plateful of deruny; potato cakes with goats’ cheese. The second…
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Have a listen before you read on. Be warned, though, listening to this on repeat made me feel so uncomfortable I came out in hives. Can one identify…
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“Outside the gate of the outer court there is a large garden of about four acres with a wall all round it. It is full of beautiful trees- pears…
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A tale of a kitchen in the mountains....
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“O mosy quince, hangyng by your stalke, The whyche no man dar pluk away ner take, Of all the folk that passe forby or walked,
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Last summer, I spent a week near the Brecon Beacons National Park, not that far from where I lived in the Welsh Valleys a long time ago. One of my day…
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I am working on a series of newsletters about Mexican-authored cookbooks, and I am delighted to introduce my first interviewee. Lily Ramirez-Foran is…
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“The uncles in the family all die young, but the aunts know it’s really ‘death by butter."
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