The Great British Empire Debate by Kenan Malik in the NY Review of Books is terrific. It covers academic freedom, the horrors of colonialism and the imperial nostalgia within many supporters of Brexit.
Got myself some beers from Amsterdam.
Whenever I go into the kitchen to do something quick—let the dog out into the garden, make a cup of tea, empty the dishwasher—I open this book onto a random page and read for a few minutes. While not a recipe book per se, it’s by far my favourite book about food. 📚