Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Teaser Tuesdays: Cooked

Teaser Tuesdays is hosted by Should Be Reading.

Grab your current read. Open to a random page. Share two (2) “teaser” sentences from somewhere on that page. BE CAREFUL NOT TO INCLUDE SPOILERS! (make sure that what you share doesn’t give too much away! You don’t want to ruin the book for others!) Share the title & author, too, so that other TT participants can add the book to their TBR Lists if they like your teasers!

Cooked: A Natural History of Transformation by Michael Pollan

“A French poet famously referred to the aroma of certain cheeses as the ‘pieds de Dieu’—the feet of god. Just to be clear: foot odor of a particularly exalted quality, but still—foot odor.”

I am listening to this on audio, so I don't know the page number of the quote. I like Pollan a lot because you don't just learn a lot about food, but he's also pretty amusing, which makes the learning go down easier. As does Drunken Goat cheese and a nice Shiraz.

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