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Disturbing to me, is that somehow nuts have become the pariah of the culinary world. Not that it’s through any fault of their own – somehow, for whatever reason, nut allergies have exploded, and peanut butter and jelly sandwiches are about as welcome in the schoolyards as a chain smoking pedophile. Not that there is … Continue reading

…sticks and stones…

Thursday, 12 May 2011 …sticks and stones… Italians cut up and parcel out their meats in a wholly different manner than the French, the British, and the Americans. They all cut things up differently, have different names for the cuts, different purposes for those cuts… It is, enlightening, and perhaps a bit telling about a … Continue reading