1. I cannot pretend I am without fear. But my predominant feeling is one of gratitude. I have loved and been loved; I have been given much and I have given something in return; I have read and traveled and thought and written. I have had an intercourse with the world, the special intercourse of writers and readers.
Here’s a very sweary, funny cooking show that answers the questions, “What is a Thermomix?” and “Is risotto just dinner porridge?”
3. Have you read…?
- Practice is more important than talent, says science. At least for singing.
- Have you ever thought about if Stanley Tucci were your boyfriend?
- A heartfelt perspective on climate change
We’ve reached the point in the season where I’m so over soup. (We’ve done butternut squash, split pea, black bean, beef stew, curried lentils… You get the point.) So I like the idea of something warm and healthy, but not soupy. Enter Crispy Oven-Baked Honey Garlic Tofu Bites from i am a food blog. The same culinary genius offered up “beeramisu” last week, so I suspect we’re in good hands with that recipe.