Education

Author Michael Pollan

Miami Dade College welcomes Author Michael Pollan


MDC Wolfson Campus
300 NE 2nd Avenue
Downtown Miami - 33132
May 15th
7:30pm
FREE
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For the past 25 years, Pollan has been writing about the places where nature and culture intersect. In Cooked, Pollan explores the previously uncharted territory of his own kitchen. He discovers the enduring power of the four classical elements – fire, water, air, and earth – to transform the stuff of nature into delicious things to eat and drink. Apprenticing himself to a succession of culinary masters, Pollan learns how to grill with fire, cook with liquid, bake bread, and ferment everything from cheese to beer. In the course of his journey, he discovers that the cook occupies a special place in the world, standing squarely between nature and culture. Both realms are transformed by cooking, and so, in the process, is the cook. To receive a voucher (admission for one) to attend the event, purchase a copy of Cooked ($17 + tax) at Books & Books in Coral Gables, Miami Beach or Bal Harbour Shops. Attendees must show voucher and receipt to enter the event. For more information, contact Books & Books Coral Gables at 305-442-4408, or visit www.booksandbooks.com. >More

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