Tony Judt on Food

Super Chef rarely republishes, but rules are made to be broken.

Besides, some people have a knack for breaking rules by virtue of clear thinking.

Such a person is Dr. Tony Judt. He directs the Remarque Institute at NYU and has authored numerous books on European intellectual history.

Recently, Dr. Judt shared reflections on the food of his youth in England in a humorous post on the blog of the New York Review of Books.

He begins with the proposition:

Just because you grow up on bad food, it does not follow that you lack nostalgia for it.

With a lead-in like that, you simply have to read the rest: enjoy!

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