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CONSIDER THE FORK: A HISTORY OF HOW WE COOK AND EAT
Consider the Fork: A History of How We Cook and Eat by Bee Wilson – review
In a refreshing twenty-first century. It is commendable that Wilson also refers to the food that is made or eaten with the numerous utensils that she discusses. This may seem straightforward, but while his- Consider the Fork: A History of How We Cook and Eat torians have focused on either the kitchen instruments or the Bee Wilson food, surprisingly they have not dealt with both simulta- New York: Basic Books, neously and in such depth.
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In her latest publication, British on the half shell garnished with finely chopped onions, for food writer and historian Bee Wilson gives voice to the many example, is a demonstration of adept knife-work. Next of technology have largely ignored it p. It is hard to under- time you are about to tuck into a plate of oysters or any other stand why this has been the case if you consider the following dish for that matter , take a moment to visualize the culinary definition: utensils, time, and skill that have rendered your food.
The word technology comes from the Greek. Technology is not object-based approach to analyzing the design of, for instance, a form of robotics but something very human: the creation of tools and techniques that answer certain uses in our lives. Sometimes technology eating utensils like chopsticks and describes how they reflect can mean the tools themselves; other times it refers to the inventive the way that food is prepared. They even point toward the know-how that made the tools possible, or the fact that people use these eating etiquette that accompanies it. From huge Tudor open fires to sous-vide machines, the birth of the fork to Roman gadgets, Consider the Fork is the previously unsung history of our kitchens.
She has also been a semi-finalist on Masterchef. Her favourite kitchen implement is currently the potato ricer. Witty, scholarly, utterly absorbing and fired by infectious curiosity' Lucy Lethbridge, Observer '[A] delightfully informative history of cooking and eating from the prehistoric discovery of fire to twenty-first-century high-tech, low-temp soud-vide-style cookery' ELLE magazine.
Consider the Fork is a very enjoyable and entertaining look at all those things we take for granted in the kitchen. It is split up into sections that take a particular function and explore the variations and Please sign in to write a review. If you have changed your email address then contact us and we will update your details.
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