Common Eating Food

Common Eating (Meals)

Common Eating is an idea for a university or seminary type course that has been sitting in the back of my mind for several years now. Over the next several weeks I hope to go through each of those posts and update and rethink my way through them. I’ll be leaving each new post at the top of my blog for a few days. Any new material will be printed in bold. The original post and the first update can…Continue readingCommon Eating (Meals)

Food Community theology

Keeping the Ferial

I wrote this post on keeping the ferial six and a half years ago. I’m reposting it with some change in my thoughts. Not that I necessarily disagree with what I wrote, but that I find my approach to some matters a little changed in the interim. One more thing I have noticed since the start of the pandemic. Eating alone on a regular basis, makes it harder to keep my focus on the amounts I eat at each meal.…Continue readingKeeping the Ferial

Books Food Reviews and Such

Michael Pollan – In Defense of Food

Michael Pollan is undoubtedly one of the biggest names in the world of food today. His latest book Cooked, (which I have yet to look at), hit the bestseller lists earlier this year, and still can be found in copious quantity at your local book chain. Earlier this year, despite my natural aversion to bestsellers, I pick up a copy of Pollan’s In Defense of Food:  An Eater’s Manifesto.  On the surface of it, I like Pollan’s book, because among other things,…Continue readingMichael Pollan – In Defense of Food

Reviews and Such Books

My Favourite Food Book – The Supper of the Lamb

The Supper of the Lamb, my favourite food book. Over the last year or two, I’ve been reading a lot of food books.  I have some criteria as to what books I read.  I don’t read cookbooks.  I’ll read books with recipes in them, but the recipes can’t be the central focus of the book.  I also don’t read a lot of books that tell you what you should eat.  In particular books that promise that eating or not eating…Continue readingMy Favourite Food Book – The Supper of the Lamb