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Flavors (draft)

Perhaps, later, under the weight of collective memory, I name mango and passion fruit and sugar cane as the flavors of home. Later. Only later. I remember, better, texture and blandness: salt, hydrogenated fat, fiber. The boiled food of my grandmother’s pot: cabbage, water, meat, carrots, potatoes, boiled to an acceptable state with lots of … Continue reading Flavors (draft)