Notes scribbled on a paper mat in a tapas bar in Catalunya
Jordi's, La BIsbal d'Emporda, Spain
Writing with my mouth full: Sept 9
While eating calamari and the best anchovies, I wrote these notes about the new book.
The essential guide to Gascon cooking:
Telling the stories of how I learned to cook as a way of me understanding each seemingly mundane detail—a rotten pear stem, a fatty deposit inside a chicken cavity, the first fresh egg born before …