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Published on Aug 16, 2012
www.considerthefork.com -- Since prehistory, humans have braved sharp knives, fire, and grindstones to transform raw ingredients into something delicious, or at least edible. Tools shape what we eat, but they have also transformed how we eat and how we feel about what we eat. CONSIDER THE FORK: A History of How We Cook and Eat provides a wonderful and witty tour of the evolution of cooking around the world, revealing the hidden history of everyday objects we often take for granted. Blending history, science, and anthropology, Bee Wilson reveals how our culinary tools and tricks came to be, and offers unprecedented insights into how kitchen implements have shaped modern food culture.