Reblog: Review: Michael Pollan’s Cooked

The Thrifty Homesteader gives a wonderful review of Michael Pollan’s book “Cooked”. It begins:

Reading Michael Pollan’s latest book, Cooked: A Natural History of Transformation, I kept thinking, I can see why his books are so popular. He tells you everything you ever wanted to know about food — and lots of things you didn’t know you needed to know. He asks questions that I never thought to ask seriously.

I have often wondered how red wheat could have become the standard “whole wheat” that is sold in the store when so few people like it.

Read the rest here.

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