The Resource Cooked : a natural history of transformation, Michael Pollan

Cooked : a natural history of transformation, Michael Pollan

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Cooked : a natural history of transformation
Title
Cooked
Title remainder
a natural history of transformation
Statement of responsibility
Michael Pollan
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"In Cooked, 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. In the course of his journey, he discovers that the cook occupies a special place in the world, standing squarely between nature and culture. Both realms are transformed by cooking, and so, in the process, is the cook"--
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Title
Cooked
Creator
Summary
A New York Times contributor and best-selling author of The Omnivore's Dilemma recounts the story of his culinary education and the roles of the four classical elements of fire, water, air and earth in transforming natural ingredients into delicious meals and drinks, in an account that traces his efforts to master classic recipes using one of the four elements
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Library Journal Best Books 2013
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10171991
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DLC
Dewey number
641.5
Index
index present
LC call number
TX652
LC item number
.P646 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
Target audience
adult
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a natural history of transformation
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a natural history of transformation
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Michael Pollan
Cooked : a natural history of transformation, Michael Pollan
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Cooked : a natural history of transformation, Michael Pollan
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [447]-458) and index
Contents
pt. 1. Fire : creatures of the flame -- pt. 2. Water : a recipe in seven steps -- pt. 3. Air : the education of an amateur baker -- pt. 4. Earth : fermentation's cold fire -- Afterword : hand taste
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Dimensions
25 cm.
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Extent
468 p.
Isbn
9781594204210
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2012039705
System control number
  • ocn796756055
  • (OCoLC)796756055

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