Is there a fundamental difference between home cooks and restaurant chefs (except for the differences in resources and skill)? Charles Krautkramer in this book on
Tag: food and ethics
The Benefits of a Food Obsession
I have spent many days wholly involved in cooking over the past few weeks. It got me thinking about this lovely essay entitled The Gift
The Pleasures of the Table and Living a Good Life
Epicurus, the Roman philosopher who lent his name to the pursuit of the pleasures of food, was not merely a philosopher who also loved food.
Enjoyment and Contemplation
Now that food has become an object of discourse rather than a taken-for-granted necessity, it has also become the focus of myriad ideological crosscurrants—vegan vs.
Cooking Well Makes You a Better Person
Well, it’s more complicated than that, but flavor is more important to civilization than is commonly recognized. In my Three Quarks essay this month, I
The Joy of Cooking
In a very interesting post about the growing influence of food blogs especially in academia, Judith Newton makes some critically important, more general, claims about