Got crunch?

Here’s an observation: traditional French food doesn’t have much crunch—it’s just not a feature of the cuisine.

Maybe that’s why it’s winter food for me (stews, especially)….

Which are crunch cuisines? Any fried food, I guess, brings crunch. But also many raw foods feature crunch—think carrots, some apples.

So, lots of Asian cuisines—at least those available from purveyors, although maybe less so in home cooking….

Sometimes, I crave crunch, more than a particular taste. Time for chips, roasted almonds, maybe even a dark chocolate M&M (have you tried them? you have to look; most are peanut or milk chocolate)….

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