The Violence of Cooking: A Photographic Interpretation à la Caravaggio (Part I)

Only the knife knows what goes on in the heart of a pumpkin. ~ Simone Schwarz-Bart, The Bridge of Beyond, Éditions du Seuil (1972) Cutting soft bones or soft flesh – be it animal of vegetable or fruit, the cleaver’s sharp edge become a merciless tool even in the hands of the most tender cook. … More The Violence of Cooking: A Photographic Interpretation à la Caravaggio (Part I)