Dim Sum, Swabian and Italian ravioli
The filled dough pockets make their appearance in some 40 different parts of the world — more or less independently from each other. The reason that they have become such a success probably stems from the fact that the pasta case elegantly solves a universal problem for cooks: what do you do with the leftovers?
... years is how long chopsticks have been used. Around 1.2 billion people eat with these slender pieces of wood. You have to coordinate 30 muscles to skilfully use this eating utensil.
... people eat with a knife and fork, and that isn’t solely in the western world. Cutlery is standard in Thailand and Indonesia too. Some 4 billion people eat with their hands, although they often do so in accordance with very strict table manners.
Serving up knowledge
Sociologist Norbert Elias puts the fact that Europeans began to eat with a knife and fork down to a change in approach toward manners and mores in the 18th century. It was a time when it became embarrassing for people to get their hands dirty while eating. So they cut up their food with a knife and used a fork to put it in their mouths. In China, by contrast, a knife on the table was regarded as barbaric.
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ANOTHER DIMENSION OF KITCHEN
We are always ready to break new ground for our customers’ individual wishes. So, there is a lot to show and tell.
Visiting a customer’s dream holiday home who admits being an incorrigible perfectionist – and who loves his eggersmann kitchen.
Showing a sense of style” – Food journalist and blogger Stevan Paul explains why people today like to express themselves through their premium kitchens.
The kitchen is again very much at the center of attention in modern architecture. A historical cycle is being closed – A short journey through time.
Anything but superficial – A photo series about materials that evoke deeper emotions.
Where kitchens come from – eggersmann’s premium kitchens are also a product of Germany’s down-to-earth Westphalian attitude. A success story that relied on a little bit of chance.
“Hugely magnified kitchen furniture” – An interview with the architect of the new eggersmann showroom.
An inspiring glance into the lookbook – eggersmann kitchens in our customers’ real home environment.