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The Resource Consider the fork : a history of how we cook and eat, Bee Wilson ; with illustrations by Annabel Lee

Consider the fork : a history of how we cook and eat, Bee Wilson ; with illustrations by Annabel Lee

Label
Consider the fork : a history of how we cook and eat
Title
Consider the fork
Title remainder
a history of how we cook and eat
Statement of responsibility
Bee Wilson ; with illustrations by Annabel Lee
Title variation
History of how we cook and eat
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
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
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
643/.3
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
  • TX656
  • TX656
LC item number
  • .W56 2012
  • .W56 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Consider the fork : a history of how we cook and eat, Bee Wilson ; with illustrations by Annabel Lee
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Pots and pans: with rice cooker -- Knife: with mezzaluna -- Fire: with toaster -- Measure: with egg timer -- Grind: with nutmeg grater -- Eat: with tongs -- Ice: with moulds -- Kitchen: with coffee
Control code
sky248787373
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xxiii, 327 p.
Isbn
9780465021765
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2012016283
Other physical details
ill.
Label
Consider the fork : a history of how we cook and eat, Bee Wilson ; with illustrations by Annabel Lee
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Pots and pans: with rice cooker -- Knife: with mezzaluna -- Fire: with toaster -- Measure: with egg timer -- Grind: with nutmeg grater -- Eat: with tongs -- Ice: with moulds -- Kitchen: with coffee
Control code
sky248787373
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xxiii, 327 p.
Isbn
9780465021765
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2012016283
Other physical details
ill.

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