Preparing food with heat or fire is an activity unique to humans. Cooking or cookery is the art, technology, science, and craft of preparing food for consumption. Cooking techniques and ingredients vary widely across the world. The ways or types of cooking also depend on the skill and training an individual cook has. Cooking is done both by people in their dwellings and by professional cooks and chefs in restaurants and other food establishments.
Cooking can also occur through chemical reactions without heat; such as using salt or acids like lemon juice.
COOKING MAKES YOU SELF-SUFFICIENT (You’ll Never Starve):
Cooking is a valuable skill that grants us a greater degree of independence.
COOKING SAVES YOU MONEY:
By cooking for yourself you are only having to pay for the ingredients and you don’t have to pay a person to cook it.
COOKING KEEPS YOU HEALTHY:
Cooking allows you to create healthy meals that can still taste great. And you can feel satisfied in knowing exactly what’s going into your meals.
IT CAN MAKE YOU A HAPPIER PERSON:
Studies have shown that cooking can really be a therapeutic activity. The reason is simple: when you cook, you stimulate your senses.
IT’S FUN TO MESS WITH DIFFERENT INGREDIENTS, IT MAKES YOU MORE CREATIVE:
Cooking should be considered an art and, in a way,, whatever you’re cooking is the masterpiece that will “wow” your family. With new ingredients, you can explore new areas of cooking and can surprise your family with a meal that they will have never seen