Richard Wrangham, “Catching Fire: How Cooking Made Us Human”, 2009.

Richard Wrangham, “Catching Fire: How Cooking Made Us  Human”, 2009 was a nonfiction science book on the origin of cooking. The humanity that Richard Wrangham discussed is the “origin of language”. The evolution of the linguistic tissue in anthropoid humans; and, role of cooking in this evolving process. Continue reading Richard Wrangham, “Catching Fire: How Cooking Made Us Human”, 2009.

Elizabeth Andoh,” Washoku: Recipes from the Japanese Home Kitchen”, 2005.

Elizabeth Andoh is a Japanese chef that I quote “cook five ways” as a principle. Each mealtime a cook prepares five recipes. Ways of cooking: fry, bake, grill, steam, roast … etcetera. This means cook meals thinking the Japanese way. Continue reading Elizabeth Andoh,” Washoku: Recipes from the Japanese Home Kitchen”, 2005.