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Consider the Fork: A History of How We Cook and Eat
 
 
Author
Bee Wilson.
Publisher Basic Books  
Format hardcover, First Edition, Signed Bookplate
ISBN 9780465021765
Pages/Publication Date 327/2012
Daedalus Item Code 29509
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(First Edition, Signed Bookplate) Since prehistory, our culinary tools have shaped what we eat, says Bee Wilson, but they have also transformed how we consume, and how we think about, our food. A food writer and historian who has been named BBC Radio's Food Writer of the Year and honored three times as Food Journalist of the Year by Britain's Guild of Food Writers, Wilson offers this delightful, witty, tool-based tour of the evolution of food around the world. She tells us how, for instance, the knife predates the use of fire, but the fork had to endure centuries of ridicule before gaining acceptance.

"In this culinary history, food journalist Bee Wilson shifts the focus from the foods people ate to the technology behind their preparation, tracing how humble kitchen implements such as forks, whisks, pots, and stoves shaped our diets, our societies, and our bodies. In Wilson's hands, even hot water becomes interesting."Discover Magazine

 
 
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