Day 43: Reading 2

Setting the Table is a collection of stories, ideas and insights that is revered as a bible of food and hospitality. No 50 steps of ours would be complete without due reference to this brilliant book.

Hospitality exists when you believe the other person is on your side. The converse is just as true. Hospitality is present when something happens for you. It is absent when something happens to you. Those two simple prepositions  – for and to  – express it all.

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