Sunday, December 9, 2007

Establishing Identity Via Food: UK's Gordon Brown's Culinary Bits

The following comes from Ian Jack's NY Times piece 'Britannia Bites.'

"In an effort to clarify and define the rights and obligations of British citizenship, Prime Minister Gordon Brown recently invited the British public to help its government develop “a statement of British values....”

A most fascinating read. For more, go here

3 comments:

Eric said...

Another example as to why cuisine matters are never trivial.

Bri said...

Right. Food is as much of a valid text as any, I reckon.

Nicki said...

if it's true that 'we are what we eat' then i understand Gordon Brown's involvement with food issues.