We believe that a good life is nourished by good cooking. Cooking creates vital connections – to your food, to your culinary heritage, and to the people who gather around your table. These connections are often strained by modern life, but can and should be restored by the creative power of cooking.
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INSPIRATION & KNOWLEDGE
If you would like to read further on cooking and our food system, here are some great books to start with:
Michael Pollan artfully describes how we have been led astray in our thoughts about food and nutrition, and offers a simple way to get back on track: "Eat food. Not too much. Mostly plants."
In this short book, master cookbook author Mark Bittman describes his personal cooking journey and offers compelling reasons why cooking is an incredibly important practice.
Thorough and well-researched, Marion Nestle shows how the food industry has worked to influence policy and the way we eat, often do the detriment of our collective health.
Drawing on many scientific studies on the issue, food psychologist Brian Wansink explores the hidden factors that influence what and how we eat.
A wide-ranging exploration of our current food system, Michael Pollan's best known work is essential reading for any thoughtful cook and eater.