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The Kitchen: A Journey Through Time-And the Homes of Julia Child, Georgia O'Keeffe, Elvis Presley and Many Others-In Search of the Perfect Design

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One man's quest to seek out--and be inspired by--the great historic kitchens of Canada and the USA.

John Ota was a man on a mission--to put together the perfect kitchen. He and his wife had been making do with a room that was frankly no great advertisement for John's architectural expertise. It just about did the job but for a room that's supposed to be the beating heart of
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Hardcover, 336 pages
Published February 25th 2020 by Appetite by Random House
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Timothy Neesam
Apr 02, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Yes, I enjoyed The Kitchen so much that I devoured it over the course of a week. And could easily do so again.

Author and guide Jonathan Ota introduces us to kitchens in noteworthy homes in search of elements that make up the perfect kitchen.

We learn how the architecture of individual homes fits into their time period, from the 1600s through to today, and how that is reflected in cooking choices. In addition to an architectural tour, Ota also makes meals in the kitchens, or nearby if it's not
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Abena Anim-Somuah
Mar 29, 2020 rated it it was amazing
This was an incredible read. Its the perfect blend of history , food writing, and the letters at the end of each chapter are just the most adorable. It was incredible to join John Ota on a historical journey filled with elements of design, architecture, and culinary arts. The kitchen is the most important element of the house and it was awesome to see how it has held this title throughout history. Couldnt recommend this book enough ...more
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