Consider the Fork

Consider the Fork

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This book offers a novel approach to food writing, presenting a history of eating habits and mores through the lens of the technologies we use to prepare, serve, and consume food. It tells the history of food through its tools across different eras and continents to present a fully rounded account of humans' evolving relationship to kitchen technology. From the birth of the fork in Italy as it discovered pasta, to culture wars over spoons in Restoration England, and tests for how to choose the perfect pan, this book examines the incredible creations that have shaped how and what we cook. Encompassing inventors, scientists, cooks and chefs, this is the previously unsung history of our kitchens.The Cooka#39;s Oracle and Housekeepera#39;s Manual, 3rd ed. ... a€œA Spork with Added Edge. ... Koon, H. E. C., Oa#39;Connor, T. P., and Collins, M. J. (2010). ... a€œThe Ideal Pot, a€inOxford Symposium onFood and Cookery 1988, The Cooking Pot: Proceedings, pp. ... Cold War Kitchen: Americanization, Technology, and European Users.

Title:Consider the Fork
Author: Bee Wilson
Publisher:Basic Books - 2012-10-09

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