Leon has a full-time job, but unfortunately, it's not in the food industry. He spends most of his free time talking and writing about food. The only thing that he loves more than writing about food is eating it. To be honest, he spends most of his free time eating the food, not writing and thinking about it. Wherever he goes, the first thing he asks is, "where is the buffet?" Wherever he travels, he likes to taste new things. He's sort of a gastronomical daredevil and tends to look beyond how the food looks or from what it's made. Its taste is all that interests him.
Every nation has several dishes it is proud of. Those are usually delicious, internationally respected dishes. But every nation also has several dishes that are rather infamous, and definitely not internationally accepted. They’re usually made from bizarre animals or from bizarre parts of normal [...]
Once food for poor people, cracklings are now an elite dish with a ridiculous price of up to $12 a pound. In Croatia, anyway. In some countries, they are even more expensive. How did it come to this? In the past, cracklings (or pork rinds, if you prefer) were basically a byproduct made from pig … [...]