Birth date: March 07, 1974
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This is an informative book about eating: about how taste preferences are formed, and how we can change them, and why it's so hard to start eating healthily when you're used to the opposite, and about eating disorders and their treatment. One of the things I learned from this book is that I do not e...
The overriding impression of this book is that it is very, very British. Not entirely because of the reader, Alison Larkin (who is very British), or because of too much of an Anglo-centric focus in the history it covers (maybe a bit, but not enough to take issue with) – but mostly because of… well, ...
Consider the Fork: How Technology Transforms the Way We Cook and Eat This book covers an interesting subject - the history of kitchen equipment. However, the execution was bland, boring and repetitive.
I genuinely loved this book; it was interesting, well-written and I learned quite a bit. It would have been a 5 star read except that the author hit one of my raw nerves and stated as fact something that just flat out isn't. But more on that in a bit. The book is split up by chapters based on th...
Reminded me of Bryson's "At Home" albeit with a narrower focus.