Archive for ‘March, 2010’

Grapple factor

I’m pleased to see that an American blog has picked up on the term ‘grapple factor’ – a term invented by my father to describe foods…

Gong Bao chicken

I’m quite chuffed to read this thread on a Chinese web discussion board about Gong Bao chicken (apologies to those of you who can’t read Chinese).…

A drawing

Sometimes I just have to draw, like today (although it’s the first time in ages). More than anything, I like drawing faces, and so, when like…

To cook a camel

I’ve been discussing camel cookery with my friend Anissa Helou, an expert on Middle Eastern food, and Charles Perry, an expert on Medieval Arabic food, on…