Cooked: A Natural History of Transformation

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Penguin UK, 23 apr 2013 - 480 pagine

THE INSPIRATION FOR THE NEW NETFLIX SERIES

'It's not often that a life-changing book falls into one's lap ... Yet Michael Pollan's Cooked is one of them.' SundayTelegraph

'This is a love song to old, slow kitchen skills at their delicious best' Kathryn Huges, GUARDIAN BOOKS OF THE YEAR

The New York Times Top Five Bestseller - Michael Pollan's uniquely enjoyable quest to understand the transformative magic of cooking

Michael Pollan's Cooked takes us back to basics and first principles: cooking with fire, with water, with air and with earth.

Meeting cooks from all over the world, who share their wisdom and stories, Pollan shows how cooking is at the heart of our culture and that when it gets down to it, it also fundamentally shapes our lives.

Filled with fascinating facts and curious, mouthwatering tales from cast of eccentrics, Cooked explores the deepest mysteries of how and why we cook.

 

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Recensione dell'utente  - dmturner - LibraryThing

This was heavier going (with less at stake for the reader) than Omnivore's Dilemma, and was more of a book to be read slowly and savored. If you're interested in serious artisanal food, this is a ... Leggi recensione completa

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Recensione dell'utente  - yhgail - LibraryThing

I enjoyed this book. I listened to via Audible. The author reads the text with enthusiasm, occasionally seeming to speed a little too much for my taste, but still enjoyable. I appreciate the depth ... Leggi recensione completa

Sommario

WHY COOK?
FIRE CREATURES OF THE FLAME
Ayden North Carolina
Cambridge Massachusetts
A Pigs Perspective
Raleigh North Carolina
Wilson North Carolina
Manhattan
Salt the Meat then Brown
Place all the Ingredients in a Covered
Pour the Braising Liquid over the Ingredients
Simmer Below the Boil for a Long Time
Remove Pot from Oven If Necessary Skim Fat and Reduce Liquid Bring to the Table and Serve
THE EDUCATION OF AN AMATEUR BAKER
EARTH FERMENTATIONS COLD FIRE
HAND TASTE

Berkeley California
Axpe Spain
WATER A RECIPE IN SEVENSTEPS
Finely Dice Some Onions
Sauté Onions and Other Aromatic Vegetables
Four Recipes
A Short Shelf of Books on Cooking
Acknowledgments
Copyright

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Michael Pollan is an award-winning author, activist and journalist. His no.1 international bestselling books about the way we live today - including The Omnivore's Dilemma, In Defence of Food and Cooked (also a successful Netflix series) - combine meticulous reporting with anthropology, philosophy, culture, health and natural history. Time magazine has named him one of the hundred most influential people in the world. He lives in the Bay Area of California with his wife and son.

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