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Your Hands Are Your Greatest Kitchen Utensil

Even in the hardest, strangest times, they’re there

Photo: Lucas Ninno/Moment/Getty Images

In Nilesh Patel’s documentary film, A Love Supreme, his mother’s fingers dance with the elegance of a silver screen star. Her hands cradle an onion, her nails tracing the edges of its papery skin and disrobing it in one deft movement. We see a flash of henna-stained palms as delicate fingers pop peas…

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Ruby Tandoh

Ruby Tandoh

Ruby is a food writer for Taste, The Guardian, ELLE, Eater and more. She is the author of Eat Up! and two recipe books, Crumb and Flavour.