INSPIRE, ASPIRE : : “Mindful Eating, Mindful Life”

Early on in my food journey, I encountered Zen master Thich Nhat Hanh’s slim volume, The Heart of Understanding, and was completely consumed by the first few paragraphs. He compels us to consider the deep origins of a piece of paper. We are challenged to discover all of its making – the clouds, rain, trees,…

INSPIRE, ASPIRE : Gastronomica : A Short History of MSG

It’s a matter of taste : the fifth taste, umami and food commodities… Gastronomica : A Short History of MSG And if you’re looking to get controversial, start with Harold McGee’s article for the debut issue… Lucky Peachy : On MSG and Chinese Restaurant Syndrome