Month: October 2018

6 Books That Should Be on Every Food Lover’s Reading List

Reading about food is one of the simple pleasures many foodies enjoy. A lot has been written about food in all its glorious forms by chefs and culinary adventurers whose memoirs and tales will make you fall even more in love with food. From a cook’s global gastronomical adventures to the more intimate story of one person’s relationship with food, here are some of the best books that should be on your reading list.

A Cook’s Tour: Global Adventure in Extreme Cuisines by Anthony Bourdain
American chef, writer, TV show host, and jiu-jitsu practitioner Anthony Bourdain takes readers on a culinary tour across the globe. From the Moroccan desert to a far-flung fishing village in Vietam and many places in between, Anthony Bourdain shares compelling tales of his food explorations. Fun, entertaining, and so vividly written, this book will make you want to drop everything and set off on your own culinary adventures.

An Everlasting Meal: Cooking with Economy and Grace by Tamar Adler
Sometimes, the simplest dishes make for the most delicious and heartwarming meals. In this book, Tamar Adler explores the art of preparing or making great food. It also serves as an excellent reminder that great-tasting food does not have to be fancy.

Cooked: A Natural History of Transformation by Michael Pollan
Cooked delves into the art of cooking and how it transforms food. It highlights the use of natural elements such as fire, air, earth, and water in the cooking process.

Garlic and Sapphires: The Secret Life of a Critic in Disguise by Ruth Reichl
Garlic and Sapphires provides an interesting glimpse into the life of a world-renowned food critic. Read for the sheer pleasure of devouring tales of scrumptious meals and beautiful prose.

Heat by Bill Buford
Bill Buford is an American writer and journalist who was suddenly inspired to learn how to cook. Heat is about his experiences and travails learning the craft at the kitchen in Babbo, a high-end Italian restaurant owned by chef Mario Batali.

It Was Me All Along by Andie Mitchell
People and food have a special relationship, which is unique to every individual. For some it may be a delicious and sublime part of daily life. For others it could mean a continuous and stressful source of weight-related problems. In this book, Andie Mitchell shares her longtime and tumultuous struggle with food and how she eventually developed a positive relationship with food.


Taking the Welding Adventure

Who said being a welder is boring? It’s actually the opposite! Welding is an excellent career that has a different kind of adventure waiting for the one who’s up for it.

Here are the four reasons why welding is such a great adventure:

You can get paid decently.

Welding is a trip worth taking because you can get a steady income that could be more than enough. Even though the hourly fee for welders varies by country and industry, the average hourly pay for a professional welder is $19.04. And that’s not bad at all.

It isn’t dull.


Welding isn’t a tedious job, which is what adventure is all about! There’s variety in welding because there are so many different projects offered in various industries. Every project could be entirely new and different, which will shake up your mundane welding routine now and then. Welding is an adventure because there’s always a possibility that you won’t have the same project as the previous one.

Besides, you can weld in all industries—agriculture, architecture, mining, construction—name it, and you’ll see, welders can be seen everywhere. Welding jobs are almost limitless. Welders are in-demand all the time. That means job security, and that means more welding adventure. Hooray!

It lets you travel… a lot.

Timberland PRO Men’s 53530 MetguardThe word “adventure” is usually linked to traveling. Well, we have good news for you: You’ll be able to travel a lot if you’re a welder! So wear your welding boots and get ready to see scenic views you’ve never seen before! There are lots of welding projects that allow you to travel frequently for free. Who doesn’t want that? Even though you may be required to stay overnight or to work for more hours, it’s still beneficial because that would mean extra pay. Seriously, welding is such a fantastic adventure.

It enhances your mental health.

weld-welding-welderWhat kind of adventure doesn’t make your mind renewed and boost your self-esteem? Just like a travel adventure, a welding adventure also offers a sense of self-fulfillment that can increase your self-confidence, improve your mood, and enhance your cognitive skills. What’s not to love about welding?



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