β€œThe sea was cool and textured, riddled with particles and light, and stands of coral that flared up from the reefs like a flight of sparks, and he was certain he could stay down there forever. It was like radio, he thought, it was just space and waves, active and passive signals; it enveloped and […]

I love learning the basics of cooking such as how to cook soft, buttery eggs or toasting rice with aromatics before submerging in liquid. When we learn foundational methods we develop a language or an instinct or an understanding of what is happening chemically to protein or starch or fat. We become sensitive to texture, […]