Wednesday, January 19, 2011

still on food.


The Japanese eat very little fat and suffer fewer heart attacks than Americans
The Mexicans eat a lot of fat and suffer fewer heart attacks than Americans
The Chinese drink very little red wine and suffer fewer heart attacks than Americans
The Italians drink a lot of red wine and suffer fewer heart attacks than Americans
The Germans drink a lot of beer and eat lots of sausages and fatty foods and suffer fewer heart attacks than Americans

moral of the story: eat and drink whatever you want. Obviously speaking English is what is killing you.

I think the process of appreciating food starts from the eyes. I really enjoy those hibachi style places where you can see how they cook the food. It builds up the anticipation for the food. Sight of food makes your mouth water, which leads you to feel hungry. It’s the most beautiful biological process in our body.

When you see shredded cheese boil a little and turn slightly brown in the brick oven (or an oven) and smell the aroma from the risotto which tastes like its stuffed and boiled in cheese, how can you not forget about everything else and just concentrate on the food.

You know all the wise people who do yoga and meditate and stuff like that will tell you, how to concentrate on the moment and only that. Not to think about what has already happened and not to worry about the future, they know what they are talking about. This is especially true for eating, I think food fulfills the very need of our soul, its satisfies cravings and makes you forget about worries and definitely cools you down. If you don't concentrate on eating while eating, its pure disrespect for food.

1 comment:

  1. 'I think food fulfills the very need of our soul' Quote of the day for me, i like how u make my mouth water with a simple satire.

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