Food Porn: Afghan Cuisine

"Soulful, home-cooked foodsâ€"especially those with an avalanche of ingredientsâ€"almost always taste better on the second go-round. There are scientific explanations for the phenomenon involving heat and molecules, but the principle is intuitive: Flavors behave like middle-schoolers at a Sadie Hawkins dance. They show up alone, overexcited, and jumpy. As the hours pass, they mellow and mingle." Read Hanna Raskin's full review of Afghan Cuisine.

Photos by Joshua Huston.

Published on September 15, 2011

 
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