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Consider the Fork: A History of How We Cook and Eat - Bee Wilson
Consider the Fork: A History of How We Cook and Eat
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Bee Wilson,Paperback - First Trade Paper Edition, English-language edition,Pub by Basic Books
Bee Wilson,Paperback - First Trade Paper Edition, English-language edition,Pub by Basic Books
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780465056972 (0465056970)
Publisher: Basic Books
Pages no: 352
Edition language: English
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Stewartry
Stewartry rated it
3.5 Consider the Fork – Bee Wilson – Alison Larkin
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, ...
Elentarri's Book Blog
Elentarri's Book Blog rated it
2.0 Consider the Fork: How Technology Transforms the Way We Cook and Eat
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.
Murder by Death
Murder by Death rated it
4.0 Consider the Fork: How Technology Transforms the Way We Cook and Eat
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...
sheile
sheile rated it
4.0 Consider the Fork: A History of How We Cook and Eat
Reminded me of Bryson's "At Home" albeit with a narrower focus.
wealhtheow
wealhtheow rated it
A very readable history of ways in which technology shapes our food and culture, and vice versa.
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