The Cucumber and the Cook: The Humor Behind it All

The vegetable [cucumbers}, though apt to disagree with persons of delicate habit, when sauced in the common English mode, with salt, pepper, and vinegar only, may often be eaten by them with impunity when dressed with plenty of oil. Eliza Acton   The long, fat cucumber sits at the bottom of the paper sack, like a well-fed…

What the Eye Doesn’t See …

I decided to sign up for a photography class, because I wanted to move out of AUTO on my lovely Nikon D5100 camera. Below, you’ll see some of the food photos that I’ve been fussing with:

Idylls of Cuisine, #66

[A picture, and nothing more, for silent contemplation.] For more, see the El Bulli slideshow HERE.