“Draw us a recipe.” That’s the brief we sent to a dozen of our favorite comic artists earlier this year; each week this summer, we’re thrilled to present what they sent back. They’re fantastic, beautiful, hilarious, thoughtful, informative, and often all of the above — and they prove that a recipe doesn’t just have to be words on paper. (Take a look at previous weeks’ comics in the archive.)
This week’s comic comes from illustrator and cartoonist Vanessa Davis, who chronicles real life in comic form at her website, Spaniel Rage, and is the author of the brilliant comic food ‘zine Kitchen Conniption. Here, she provides the recipe for a perfect summer salad — with a side of truly helpful noodle-based sartorial advice:
Vanessa Davis** is an illustrator and cartoonist living in Santa Rosa, California. She is the creator of Spaniel Rage and Make Me a Woman. Her work has appeared in The New York Times, Dissent, Vice, and The Jewish Daily Forward.