Culinary Anthropologist


  1. Carnitas

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    Carnitas was the last dish I cooked here in San Francisco.  It’s Mexican, porky and delicious, and was therefore a very fitting final dinner in our apartment.  It’s a Mexican classic and one I’d had many times at local taquerias.  You can find all sorts of recipes for carnitas, involving different meats, flavourings and cooking […]

  2. Chorizo

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    Chorizo is pronounced ‘chorissoh’ or, in some parts of Spain, ‘chorithoh’, but never ‘choritzoh’, please. It comes in all sorts of varieties in many countries around the world, notably Spain, Portugal and Mexico, but also India (Goa, due to Portuguese colonial presence), Argentina and the Philippines. Spanish chorizo is usually, but not always, cured, and […]