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Cooked : [a natural history of transformation]

Author: Michael Pollan; Penguin Audio (Firm); OverDrive, Inc.
Publisher: New York : Penguin Audio, ℗2013.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"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 culinary masters, Pollan learns how to grill with fire, cook with liquid, bake bread, and ferment everything from  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Pollan; Penguin Audio (Firm); OverDrive, Inc.
ISBN: 9781101605462 1101605464
OCLC Number: 1002677610
Notes: Subtitle from container.
Includes an enhanced CD with recipes.
Electronic book.
Description: 1 online resource
Responsibility: Michael Pollan.

Abstract:

"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 culinary masters, Pollan learns how to grill with fire, cook with liquid, bake bread, and ferment everything from cheese to beer. 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"--Container.

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