The Hungry Philosopher

Reads, Writes, Eats and Cooks

Food Poem – My Mother Was a Brilliant Cook by Maria Mazzioti Gillan

You know I had to post this! It connects the craft of cooking with contentment. May we all find a craft that helps us be so at home. The first … Continue reading

September 23, 2016 · Leave a comment

Wobblyogi Wednesday – No Front Door to Yoga

This week I’ve been reading Yoga as Medicine: The Yogic Prescription for Health and Healing by Timothy McCall. It makes a very useful reference book because each chapter about a … Continue reading

September 21, 2016 · 2 Comments

First World Food Warning: Taco trucks at every corner

Usually, I post benign, seemingly non-political musings about food as social glue. I know this is old news but I’m fascinated by a perceived immigrant threat represented through food. In this … Continue reading

September 19, 2016 · 2 Comments

Inorganic Recipes from Artist Charles A. Gick

Don’t miss this extraordinary exhibition about ordinary things, like dirt and spoons. Here is why… This local studio to gallery recipe grows out of a Catholic farming family in Indiana. … Continue reading

September 16, 2016 · Leave a comment

Wobblyogi Wednesday – Dueling Doshas

According to Ayurvedic tradition there are three different constitutions: Vatta, Pitta, Kapha. Dietary and lifestyle prescriptions depend on each individual’s classification. For example the guidelines for a pitta constitution (according … Continue reading

September 14, 2016 · Leave a comment

Simplicity – Chef Alexandre Couillon

“When you get a star you question everything. I looked to Celine and said “What should we do?”…..Here was our chance to do something different. And, that’s where the idea … Continue reading

September 12, 2016 · Leave a comment

The Gesture – Chef Alain Passard

“In cuisine, in music, in sculpture, in painting, it’s everything. Either we like the gesture, either we like the hand, or we don’t. Me, I love it. It might be … Continue reading

September 9, 2016 · Leave a comment

Wobblyogi Wednesday – Witness Consciousness

“To me, witness consciousness represents the human capacity to experience a way of knowing that goes beyond the limitations of language. It’s the felt experience of holistically apprehending our being. … Continue reading

September 7, 2016 · 3 Comments

Yoga Poem – The Shining Moment in the Now by David Budbill

When I work outdoors all day, every day, as I do now, in the fall, getting ready for winter, tearing up the garden, digging potatoes, gathering the squash, cutting firewood, … Continue reading

September 6, 2016 · Leave a comment

Wobblyogi Wednesday – Lunch Time Vinyasa!

My dear West Lafayette friends for whom my 6 am Wednesday Sunrise Yoga session is too early, Welcome to my Tuesday and Thursday 12:15 – 1:00 p.m. yoga sessions starting … Continue reading

August 31, 2016 · 1 Comment