Begin With Hunger

“A good meal ought to begin with hunger.” –a proverb, unfairly accredited to any person or culture in particular. They say hunger is the best spice, an empty belly the best cook, and that a good meal ought to begin with hunger. It’s when we are hungry that we’re fit to eat well. The same “they” also say that a fat kitchen makes a lean will. I’ve always liked cooking with constraints. I’m lost faced with endless possibilities—in a kitchen […]