I concur.

“Make a drink or pour a glass of wine before you start cooking. Create a joyful working environment. Cooking is work, no question about it, but it doesn’t have to be drudgery. Make it fun. Find recipes that strike you, put on some music, relax, and surrender yourself to the process.”

–          From John Currence’s manifesto in his latest book Pickles, Pigs and Whisky