Chicken with Glory-Twig; One Common Plate

The kitchen should always remain the laboratory. Whether it is to reveal the essence of an earthy spice, the nutritional contribution of local legumes or simply to discover a new method of preparation, the cookery is where research and creativity marry in an unbridled dance. In the words of, the great Harvard Psychologist,¬†Boring (yeah, pity of a name), “anyone who knows the difference between work and play doesn’t belong here”.

Found in the 10th century Lacnunga Manuscript

Found in the 10th century Lacnunga Manuscript

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Tastes of Spring

Do seasons have flavors? For some of us, they do. A scent, a kitchen memory or a photo in the latest edition of Saveur causes action between the anatomic connections of the olfactory bulb and the ventromedial nucleus of the hypothalamus known as the the satiety center. In other words, they cause us to remember a flavor associated with an experience.

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