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Concepts vs recipes

- understanding basic principles enables adaptability and creativity
- cooking by recipe leaves you constrained
- interesting lack of attention paid to the chemical processes in everyday cooking

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Domestication

- sheep 9000 BC
- goats 7500 BC
- cattle 6,500 BC
- chickens 2-3000 BC (Gallus domesticus)
—> from jungle fowl in south east Asia
—> cockfighting one of oldest sports (4-500 BC in India)
- evidence of dairying 4000 BC
- evidence of cheese 2300 BC