I eat my feelings, and maybe you do too

I am the sort of person who thinks a lot about food. You might be able to tell. Most of my jokes are about biscuits, aren't they? I maintain forever and always that a good biscuit joke sets most people at ease and, an additional benefit, encourages them to think more about biscuits. Lately I've … Continue reading I eat my feelings, and maybe you do too

Ten tips for winning over your fussy eater: toddler edition

Oh, my friends, here we are again. These days, cajoling food into Henry's mouth has just become part of our family landscape. When we were in London on Friday, he took an unexpected liking to the tiny bowl of pasta we'd ordered for him, and ate almost all of it. He hates pasta. He also … Continue reading Ten tips for winning over your fussy eater: toddler edition

The Penguins Say

that food is to be loved. And I do, I do, I do. On Tuesday, I sat down for fifteen minutes and thought about cheese fondue. Oh, my dear, imagine it. A big, bubbling cast-iron pot on a wooden table, molten cheese engulfing chunks of crusty bread on long forks. Or, how about steaming piles … Continue reading The Penguins Say