An experiment that explores the economic organization of cooking information. In the place of long ingredient lists, measurements, and explicit cooking directions is a quick sentence that includes both ingredients and processes. It relies upon the cook to infer certain prep work and cooking logistics. It is a tool of inspiration instead of instruction. It promotes creativity, reinterpretation and individual adaption. Mark Bittman at the New York Times also does excellent minimalized recipes.
By the way, caramelized onion is the ultimate food – rich, hearty, sweet, burnt, complex, and smooth.