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Cooking and chefs have never been more popular. Both are
making headlines in magazines, television and the internet. They
are everywhere and chefs are starting to become real superstars!!!
The message given is that we should take pleasure in cooking
every day, and therefore chefs face a greater challenge.
Education in healthy eating!
In earlier times, transmission of cooking skills was a family affair,
mostly concerning women. Today is a very different story. Intense
pace, little or no time devoted to preparing family meals, demons
of food that is “ready made”, or “ready to cook”. These pressures
occur at a time we know that a balanced healthy diet is key to well
being. The proof is in rising rates of obesity, cardiovascular disease
as well as many other health concerns.
Like our grandmothers before, chefs are now (…)

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