Foodies dont always like the things youd expect. Felicity Cloake uncovers their guilty pleasures and shares recipes using her favourite ingredients, from her new book The A-Z of Eating
People have stopped inviting me to dinner. Its not that they dont want to see me, they explain, they just dont want to cook for me and then they suggest a restaurant, as if I wont leave the house for anything less than a 10-course tasting menu these days. In fact, little makes me happier than beans on toast and, honestly, it doesnt even have to be sourdough. In fact, tinned beans are but the thin end of a very large and heavily processed wedge. Much as I love kale pesto and honky goats curd, kimchi and oily fish, Ill always prefer a Wotsit to an artisan potato crisp, and the wrinkled skin of Birds custard makes my unsophisticated heart beat faster than a jug of elegantly thin crme anglaise could ever hope to.
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