Julia Watson

Julia Watson is an award-winning cookbook writer and blogger of "Tabled," a blog with recipes and curious facts about big food business.

Butter: The Good Fat With a Long Global Heritage

Butter’s history, its troubled path to the present – plus a recipe for buttery shortbread.

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Anchovies – Hate Them? Love Them!

Plus: A recipe for Southeast Asian bumbu sauce

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Relishing the Radish

A cultural and culinary history, plus: A recipe for radish, parsley and goat’s cheese salad.

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Sayonara to Foie Gras

Why not focus our wrath against the mass-producers of cheap chickens before we attack niche-market foie gras?

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Crop Rotation, Increased Nutrients and Better Health

Eating locally grown, seasonal vegetables is the best health supplement.

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Global Cuisine: Migraines in Beijing and Jet Lag in Thailand

How the food industry turns you into an addict.

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Global Cuisine: The Art of Cooking Rice Pudding

From salt, butter and soy: Food fashion (and science) are changing.

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Caught in a Net?

The perils of shrimping in Vietnam.

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Restaurants and Society After COVID: A Report from London

Open restaurants will lift the spirits of society as a whole. That is especially important for the young.

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Cheese and American Grand Strategy

Is the FDA's interest in banning raw cheese imports for the common good?

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