Tag: fakery
Fast Fool Nation (Part 3)

Your happy meal is happy only because it’s had you fooled all this time. We have looked at Indonesia for the start of this series and followed it up with Spanish dishes. Today, we look at something bigger and redder… Our love story with China goes back to the pre-colonial era, in fact. Historians like

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Fast Fool Nation (Part 2)

If there is any sense to this bloggist’s postulations, your last meal likely lied to you. It bore false witness and broke the eighth commandment. The eighth, mind you, not the ninth. The ninth is: thou shalt not convert thy neighbour’s wife (though as to what the said wife is to not be converted to,

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Fast Fool Nation (Part 1)

Despite what the sidebar tells you, I am not a food blogger. Truth is, I’m not an anything-blogger. I sometimes like to think that I am a bloggist, but I cannot possibly write that down on a government form, can I? When I told my high school counselor in 1995 that I wanted to blog,

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