Cooking As High Art, Eating As Sensuous Experience And Food in Fiction

In the film Babette’s Feast, a highly-gifted chef schooled in cooking as high art escapes war-torn Paris. She finds herself living in gentle servitude to two good and pious  but dour, nearly  joyless, sisters. With no inkling who Babette is, … Continued

Writing As An Adventurous Foodie

Do you remember when Hillary Clinton had to give out her cookie recipe to show everyone she’s an ordinary housewife, when her lesser half first ran for president? Well, Ms. Clinton isn’t ordinary and if the cookie recipe was actually … Continued

Crossing Cultures With Good Eats

Writing the multicultural experience. Part 2 A famous chef, James Beard, once said: Food is our common ground, a universal experience. Who could dispute that food is a universal experience? But is it really a common ground? I have my … Continued

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