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This Is the History of Food

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This Is the History of Food

Discover evolution of cooking and history of ingredients
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Cooking might not be everyone's thing, but most of us definitely enjoy eating delicious food. However, because of its everyday nature, it's the kind of activity that we tend of think of in the present tense. To overlook the history of food, cooking, and society's intersection with them is to miss out on a better appreciation for what we eat and how we make it now! These Blinks take you into the absolutely fascinating history and evolution of cooking, cuisines, and ingredients. Learn how a staple Japanese dish took the Western world by storm, how cooking tools have shaped the way we eat, and discover the dangerous side effects of our unhealthy addictions to salt, sugar, and fat.

This Is the History of Food

Discover evolution of cooking and history of ingredients
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