Edward Espe Brown compares his homemade biscuits to childhood memories of delicious canned biscuits and provides four recipes from The Tassajara Bread Book.
Food is precious. We don’t always remember that until there’s not much left. Then it’s obvious. Food is an everyday matter, until it disappears. Then we know it’s terribly important, and the simplest dishes can be divine. That they’re there at all seems providential.
Edward Espe Brown recalls his experience cooking potatoes for his teacher, Suzuki Roshi, and includes a few recipes.