The Essence of Good Cooking

Today's SMBC:

Mouse-over text: "If you want good food, find people who've been poor a long time, but have plenty of salt, sugar, and fat."

To quote Anthony Bourdain:

“Poverty is the great engine of gastronomy. It takes deprivation to make chicken feet into something good.”

Bourdain, quoted here

Anyone can make the best cut of meat from the animal taste good. It's yours to screw up. Making the offal good, that is the hard assignment.

This article was updated on May 9, 2023

David F