Richard Wrangham, author of Catching Fire: How Cooking Made Us Human “A fast-paced and mind-opening investigation into the quirky stories behind our daily interactions with food.” Paul Levy, editor of The Penguin Book of Food and Drink “I was so enthralled by Bee Wilson’s new book that... read more
“Technology is the art of the possible. It is driven by human desire – whether the desire to make a better cupcake or the simple desire to stay alive – but also by the materials and knowledge available at any given time.”
“One thing is sure. We will never get beyond the technology of cooking itself. Sporks may come and go, microwaves rise and fall, but the human race will always have kitchen tools. Fire, hands, knives; we will always have these.”
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