Why Nationalism is Silly

Like most people, I get great ideas during bouts of insomnia, which, when my feverish jottings are reassessed in the cold, cold light of day, turn out not to be so much ‘great’ as ‘stupid.’ Like the idea I had the other night to cook every national dish and post about it on cookrookery.

Yeah, really, [...]

What a Lot of Work

I sometimes get unreasonably upset when I cannot source ingredients. The other day I was trying to make a Paul Prudhomme recipe that sounded interesting. Paul Prudhomme is an American celebrity chef, I live in America, so there shouldn’t be any trouble finding the ingredients, right? Well, none of my local supermarkets stock burdock root, [...]