Unlike any other form of thought, daydreaming is its own reward.
We moderns are great compartmentalizers, perhaps never more so than when hungry.
When chickens get to live like chickens, they’ll taste like chickens, too.
This is part of human nature, the desire to change consciousness.
Every cuisine has its characteristic ‘flavor principle,’ Rozin contends, whether it is tomato-lemon-oregano in Greece; lime-chili in Mexico; onion-lard-paprika in Hungary, or, in Samin’s Moroccan dish, cumin-coriander-cinnamon-ginger-onion-fruit. (And in America? Well, we do have Heinz...