Another bold marriage of ingredients: data science and food writing. The ‘folly’ argument is evidenced but I wondered at possible partiality (there must be many more studies). The more interesting claim (for me) is the price of a price tag, the currencies in which it is paid, and its diminishment of the essence of a dish (bestowing deep pleasure upon a human). Twice this last week, in a grab and go (at Pret, at Greggs) I bought on the calorie count not the content. I was deeply impressed at how easily a food disorder arises – as if from a well spring - even within one practiced at dealing with disorders.

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