food as texture

No money. Worried basically constantly. Shame. I'm hungry. I'm working seven days per week. It's Monday. I made no money today and yesterday the same (roasted cauliflower soup, also blended, also chunky, wondering about whether to strain and a warm sandwich on toasted ciabatta with kale sunflower seeds romanesco melted mozzarella a fried egg and balsamic that has congealed or been formed into little crunchy morsels like freeze-dried bacon. It smells up the whole "fry the eggs" that I think because it's the same kind of one we used, unventilated, that would embed itself into my clothes, hair, and those of the customers, hereee). What am I doing? I need treats for no reason.


Suzanne Valadon
Painting of basket of eggs by Suzanne Valadon

Painting of basket of eggs by Suzanne Valadon


Anise candies were first made by the Benedictine monks of the abbey of Flavigny (founded in 719), as reported by the Roman traveller Flavius. After the French revolution, several confectioners began making this delicacy using the same recipe. Only one manufacturer remains today at the abbey, Maison Troubat, who claims to follow a recipe which has been in use since 1591.


Thought about it but


Rotten chestnuts taste like salmon

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August 24, 2020: Breakfast
Laminated sourdough fruit & spice loaf made with rye starter, currants, all spice, cinnamon, powdered ginger and a lot of butter. Greek yoghurt, cinnamon apples, orange.


Things for things
It's like when you rearrange all of the items in your kitchen and then find yourself instinctively going back to where they lived before, and catching yourself in that moment


Gooseberries, the last seasonal fruit
A favourite country house dish was a gooseberry tansey, made by frying the fruit in butter and pouring a mixture of egg yolks and cream sweetened with sugar into the frying pan. The finished tansey was then strewn with rosewater and sugar.


Cheese, bread, cakes, fruit, plants
I wish someone would ship me a box of


Things to Do with Sorrel
"Pan sear with butter, and pair with a thin piece of veal in a port reduction, with a very light sprinkling of sumac."


Gaudí's birthplace
Riudoms is a town in the comarca of Baix Camp, province of Tarragona, in Catalonia, located about five kilometres from the regional capital Reus. The main product is the hazelnut, today in recession, and extra virgin olive oil.


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Person silently reading a book about wine on the train. Another person reading out loud from a book. A bit of a weird thing to do, read out loud. Riders steal glances and so do I. If they were talking to someone their behaviour would be deemed socially acceptable, a non-thought. Reading out loud to self unacceptable.


After Perec's Life: A User's Manual
-Things on a tray obscuring the image printed on the tray
-Room so long you can't shoot an arrow across
-Whiskey and salted biscuits
-Jane Sutton's room (light green wallpaper)
-Blown glass grapes
-A coffee pot kept always hot
-Children in clogs going gathering milk with dented cans
-Mint cake found in an almanac