Tools for Food: The Stories Behind the Objects that Influence How and What We Eat

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From 12th century Mongolian fire pots, to 17th century Chinese scissors, from beloved Tupperware food containers to the iconic Alessi lemon squeezer, this culinary journey covers well-loved designs, as well as lesser known objects.The reader will be taken on a... Read more

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From 12th century Mongolian fire pots, to 17th century Chinese scissors, from beloved Tupperware food containers to the iconic Alessi lemon squeezer, this culinary journey covers well-loved designs, as well as lesser known objects.

The reader will be taken on a journey around the globe, exploring how and what we cook has changed over the centuries, showing similarities and diversity across times and cultures.

From primitive necessities to specialized high-tech equipment, each image is accompanied by a text detailing its origin, as well as interesting facts about its relationship between culture and cooking.
Product Specifications:
  • 7.75" tall x 9.35" wide
  • Hardcover
  • Color photography and illustrations throughout
  • 304 Pages

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Author Corinne Mynatt is a Nashville-born, London-based design curator and writer. Originally trained as an artist at Pratt Institute in New York and then Central St. Martin's in London, Corinne completed a Masters in Contextual Design at the renowned Design Academy Eindhoven. She worked as a curator at the Royal Institute of British Architects before establishing her own studio.

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Tools for Food: The Stories Behind the Objects that Influence How and What We Eat

$29.99