Category: in praise of

  • IN PRAISE OF: EGGS

     “Julia, oblivious to it all, ordered oeufs mayonnaise and a beer… She ate hers euphorically, spreading the mayonnaise on the eggs, the baguette, anything that could hold it and lifting her head now and then to look around, smiling to the kids, who smiled sarcastically back. She was in France. She was at home.” – Amanda […]

  • IN PRAISE OF: CHEESE SAUCE

    As a baby, I liked pudding. I was fed alternate spoons of dinner and pudding and that is the only way you could make me eat my dinner. After I’d finished being a baby, I liked tagliatelle with cheese sauce and a bit of ham and I would eat it until it ran out. Until […]

  • IN PRAISE OF: BUTTER

    At university, I chose olive oil spread. My Timberlands and my trucker caps were very large and I had very large decisions to make about who I was going to be. I bought Own Brand, not Olivio; I didn’t want to be the type of person that got swizzed. In my twenties, I learned that […]