Raymond Sokolov

The Loaves of Others

Cooked: A Natural History of Transformation

By

Allen Lane/The Penguin Press 468pp £20 order from our bookshop

Here is a charming, open-hearted, hard-working book which I agree with almost entirely. I agree with Michael Pollan’s dark view of industrial agribusiness and the marketing giants who purvey its over-packaged, over-medicated products. I applaud his efforts in this newest of his bestsellers to put his principles into action in the kitchen.

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