The Secret -- Don't tell anyone

The main character is asked to prepare an omelet in the morning for his master, a Parisian intellectual. Feeling his cooking is underappreciated, he contemplates the intellectuals’ missing reflection on his artistry in the kitchen. This is clearly about tango: (From Monique Truong’s The Book of Salt:) Like children, gullible and full of wonder, they always ask, "What is your secret?" Do I look like a fool? I ask myself each time. [Read More]