Publisher: Tantor Audio; Library - Unabridged CD edition (October 9, 2012)
Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub
Size: 6.9 MB
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considering the fact that prehistory, people have braved the enterprise ends of knives, scrapers, and mashers, all within the identify of constructing whatever delicious-or at the least suitable for eating. In think of the Fork, award-winning nutrients author and historian Bee Wilson strains the traditional lineage of our smooth culinary instruments, revealing the startling historical past of items we regularly take with no consideration. Charting the evolution of applied sciences from the knife and fork to the gasoline diversity and the sous-vide cooker, Wilson deals unparalleled insights into how we've got ready and fed on foodstuff over the centuries-and how these simple acts have replaced our societies, our diets, and our very selves.