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A quick tour of cooking through the ages.

It’s safe to say that a lot has changed in cooking over the 250,000 years. From Europeans cooking mammoths in oven pits, humans have come a long way with the way they prepare food. In the 21st century it is usually a question of whether your cooker is fuelled by gas or electric, but in the 16th century there was only the option of iron and fire. Modern cooking luxuries such as pyrolitic cleaning ovens and induction hobs were simply unthinkable. So feast your eyes on this brief history of cooking and be thankful for the wonder that is cooking in 2014!