Thousands of cookbooks were published in the late 20th century, but the next revolution made cooking available to more people: the invention of TV cooks. In the UK, Philip Harben’s TV show premiered in June 1946, and soon after that, I Love to Eat and The James Beard Show followed. These programs made cooking more accessible and more enjoyable than ever. In the US, the Food Network has established itself as a major player in the culinary world.
Traditional print media has praised the benefits of culinary training and emphasized its benefits in home cooking. However, the vast majority of home cooking Newshunttimes revolves around easy-to-follow, accessible recipes. Luckily, these recipes are also easily found on online recipe aggregators. While this may sound like a boon for those who have little experience in the kitchen, it presents significant challenges to those who are new to the art of cooking. Many new cooks lack the intuition and knowledge gained through cooking in restaurants, and their kitchens often are not equipped with the necessary kitchen appliances.