Articles written by: Barry Lazar

Flavour Guy: 36 hours at la maison de la casa house
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Flavour Guy: 36 hours at la maison de la casa house

You may have seen travel articles about how to get the most from a brief visit in a well-known city. They give advice for 36 hours in London or Your best weekend ever in Hong Kong. There is breakfast at a spiffy espresso counter, dinner at the trendiest bistros in […]

Food love image by Bukephalos.
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Flavour Guy: Confessions of a half-baked ethnic

What happens to us as we lose our food roots?

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Flavour Guy: A perfect dish demands destruction

How could we eat such an amazing creation? … And this is when I had the epiphany.

Need eggs? Call a neighbour and you might get a few apples in the deal.
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Flavour Guy: In the kitchen with the rhetorical cook

In cooking as in language, rhetoric requires a response.

Flavour Guy: Why I can’t afford a really good cup of coffee
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Flavour Guy: Why I can’t afford a really good cup of coffee

My coffee tastes good. Everyone says so.

A cozy kitchen, photographed by Mathilda Tan (courtesy of stock.xchng)
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Flavour Guy: The flâneur’s guide to roast chicken

We wouldn’t have cooked the chicken had it not been for the beans. Not that beans are needed to make chicken, but in this case one thing led to the other.

Flavour Guy: Why buying you a gift is good for me!
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Flavour Guy: Why buying you a gift is good for me!

We were at King Arthur Flour recently. This is a baking emporium, a fantasyland for cooks.

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Flavour Guy: Another morsel for the master?

The master of second helpings was waiting for me in the kitchen. He is always there.

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Flavour Guy: Nothing else to talk about? There’s always food!

Plus a pesto primer …

Flavour Guy: Take this story and stuff it
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Flavour Guy: Take this story and stuff it

Where did all this stuff come from?