4 Time and Temperature: Cookings Primary Variables Cooking for Geeks Book
The main takeaway I got from this book is the sheer magnitude of how much we as a species shape our food for our diverse and often competing needs and desires, and have for thousands of years. Animals and plants evolved to survive, not to nourish us. But between breeding, cooking, and various other tricks, we have optimized or otherwise significantly altered almost everything we consume, with some trade-offs but largely for the better. Plants as common as cabbage, lima beans, potatoes and lettuce have had some of their old wild, natural toxicity bred out of them.
- The player must learn each recipe before it is unlocked for cooking.
- We love it on shrimp, salmon, chicken, and now, gnocchi.
- Girls and students with previous cooking experience had significantly greater SE in cooking at both baseline and follow-up.
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