The truth is,
people who make the rules, who demand you follow the rules, rarely follow them.
And it is tricky, because they may lead you to think they follow them. But just wait until the moment that the rules are no longer convenient.
Wait until circumstances change. Or time passes.
Funny, how that happens. For them.
And so it is that I joined up with a Master Class of a Master Chef, and there he stood: “no pignoli in the kitchen?,” he said. “Use breadcrumbs instead.” Which I have been using like a criminal, all along. “If you don’t have enough basil, throw thyme..mint.” Which had been my secret. “Tradition is useless if you are locked to it,” he said. “Evolution, is what you need to consider.”
I already know that.
I paid all that money.