Art and Culture 

The Kitchen: Foods and Utensils

Luis Fernández-Galiano 

Ramón Bayeu, La cocina, 1780 

In the beginning was the fire: a single fire around which the family gathered and the house was built. When the hearth was multiplied and divided, the house fragmented into individual fires warming bodies, heating water, and transforming foods. The culinary fire invented around it the kitchen: an alchemist’s study, full of instruments, where the fruits of the earth are subjected to mutations and changes...

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