That’ll do, pig.

“Do you want to hear something truly perverse?” asked the chef. I did. Jonny is a mercurial gastronome who delights in language almost as much as he relishes food, and I knew that when he said “perverse” he really meant it. In France, he said, there is a certain songbird: the ortolan. It is aboutContinue reading “That’ll do, pig.”

Reading between the lions

I don’t have a lot of time. Facebook is coming for me. So I’ll get straight to it. Firstly, I suspect that the dentist has some emotional issues he probably needs to deal with, which makes him identical to 7 billion other people. What makes him different, however, is that we’ve decided that he aloneContinue reading “Reading between the lions”