cooking  why


Question by  kp671 (56)

Why did cooking start?


Answer by  ferfer72 (2623)

We can't say for sure, but it was most likely through trial and error. Primitive people probably connected illness to people eating raw meat and none when cooked.


Answer by  debmalewski (1085)

Cooking started when fire was "discovered", and people discovered how much better most food tastes when cooked! I imagine it was probably by accident-someone dropped something in the fire and didn't want to waste it. Spices came about to help cover up rotten food.


Answer by  Marie (778)

Cooking started when early humans realized that they could improve the texture and taste of certain foods by heating it.


Answer by  Startwearinggreen (340)

I believe it started, way back in the day because of sicknesses from raw and uncooked food. People were probably contracting diseases everytime they ate raw meat. I do not know who came up with the idea but it must have been a doctor or something. Cooking the food also probably tasted better

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