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Cooked: A Natural History of Transformation - Michael Pollan
Cooked: A Natural History of Transformation
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Michael Pollan,Compact Disc - Unabridged, English-language edition,Pub by Penguin Group (USA) on 04-23-2013
Michael Pollan,Compact Disc - Unabridged, English-language edition,Pub by Penguin Group (USA) on 04-23-2013
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Format: audiobook
ISBN: 9781611761436 (1611761433)
Publisher: Penguin
Edition language: English
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Hipster Ariel's Literary Grotto
Hipster Ariel's Literary Grotto rated it
3.5 Really Good
I enjoyed reading this. It was pretty clear he did his research, especially when he was citing anthropological academic literature. I would have liked if he had continued using more academic papers because some of his statements seemed to require some major academic backing. Reading about his culi...
a reading life
a reading life rated it
4.0 Cooked
More than 75% of the food we (husband and I) eat is home-cooked, and we grow a few vegetables and herbs and have a few fruit trees. We aren’t health freaks but we are keen on healthy eating. So, much of this book was simply interesting without being anything of an epiphany. The author’s relating o...
Crystal Starr Light, Raging Snarky Stormtrooper Pony
Crystal Starr Light, Raging Snarky Stormtrooper Pony rated it
3.5 It was okay...I guess...
Bullet Review:I didn't like it as much as The Omnivore's Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals. And that's really what it boils down to in a sentence. Since I rated TOD 4 stars, this gets 3 stars to differentiate (though it ranks better than the other 3 stars it's grouped with - damned rating sys...
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4.0 Cooked / Michael Pollan
In Cooked, Michael Pollan explores the previously uncharted territory of his own kitchen. Here, he discovers the enduring power of the four classical elements—fire, water, air, and earth—to transform the stuff of nature into delicious things to eat and drink. Apprenticing himself to a succession of ...
lisa's reviews
lisa's reviews rated it
2.0
I am not the biggest fan of Michael Pollan, but when I heard him talking about this book on NPR I was intrigued. Still, after looking through it and attempting to read every chapter I just couldn't recommend it. (Unless you are already a fan of Pollan, in which case he probably doesn't come off as...
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