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Men make better cooks


Gender doesn’t matter

Though cooking has, for ages been associated with women than men, it is more of a creative activity and has nothing to do with gender. Anyone who finds cooking enjoyable with a basic sense of taste will make good food. Many of the TV shows have men as chefs is and make it seem as though it has something to do with gender. Good chefs are those people who have a creative bent of mind, a good sense of taste and nutrition along with liking for cooking. Both men and women can make good cooks.

Swathi Vadrevu

Men can cook better

Earlier cooking was limited to women but today it has become a profession and we can’t deny that men can cook better then women. Besides Sanjeev Kapoor and Karan Anand, there are many chefs who are an inspiration for other men to cook well. Be it big hotels or road side bandis, there is always a man creating tasty delicacies.

Its not who is better but it all depends on interest and skills that a person has.

Sagender Parmar

Serve in elegance

Delicacies prepared by male chefs has been a part of the world’s tradition. Though women cook a lot as a routine, every five star hotel and other multi-cuisine outlet has male chefs to cook and serve in elegance.

It is not only now, even earlier we had male cooks in the ancient palatial kitchens who displayed their culinary skills through a variety of dishes which are cooked even today.

Vrinda C.G

UPPAL

Both are good

Both men and women can be good. But most professional cooks and chefs are men. However, at home it is women who cook. I would not say being a man or a woman makes you a better cook, it is the person that makes the better cook, not what sex they are.

Chandra Sekhar

Dads cook better

Of course men make better cooks and it’s not an incredible one for us to accept this as the number of male chefs is increasing stupendously. They are consistently good in cooking spicy food and other delicious savouries. They are not confined to their professional work and are not treating cooking as a woman’s business. In some cases, they have even surpassed women in cooking. I even listen to my friends saying that their dads cook better than their moms.

Haritha

Food tastes good

There is a saying -‘Nala --Bhima Pakam’ which clearly explains that men make better cooks. If men were given half a chance to cook, they will invent new recipes or different ways of making ordinary food taste good. The famous cooks of the present era are chefs in big hotels, or appear on the TV shows and ‘bawarchis’ employed in homes are men. In the olden days, women used to cook and men would go to work, but now with the present generation where both husband and wife are professionals they have to share some part of cooking duty. I may sound disloyal to women, if men were given the opportunity to cook they would do a wonderful job. But the cleaning up process falls on the lady of the house to do.

Jyotsna Rao

VIKRAMPURI

Practice makes even men perfect

Cooking is an art, and everyone gets perfection in it only through practice. Both men and women are equally skilfull but, these days men are doing better than women. Men always view cooking as an arty profession, where as for women it is just like a chore.

Men are far ahead in taking up courses like hotel management than compared to women. In turn, these courses help men to learn new things and and experiment with different cuisines. Hence, most of them also excel as chefs in restaurants.

Keerthi Mukund Ramayanam

S.R.NAGAR

Cooking is an art

I agree that men make better cooks. And so the chief cooks in the restaurants are all men. Cooking is an art and all cannot perform it that well. In olden days it was women who were made to stick to the kitchen.

Now men and women have succeeded in every field.

Keerthi

Caterers are men

Kitchens in every house hold are headed by women. But when it comes to marriage parties, receptions etc., the main cooks are men only. Nala and Bheema in mythological stories are also famous for cooking items deliciously. Cooks appointed by star hotel are men because when it comes to cooking in large scale men make better cooks.

V. Nagendra Kumar

HYDERABAD

Connoisseurs of good food

In our own mythology, the kings ‘Nala’ and ‘ Bheema’ (of Pandava fame) were renowned for their culinary skills. Even today the terms ‘Nala Pakam’ and ‘Bheema Pakam’ are used in appreciation for gastronomical delights rustled up for gourmets at functions.

Men being connoisseurs of good food themselves, it is small wonder they excel in tickling the taste buds and should be treated as ‘God’s gift to the gastric juices’. Masculine cuisine is certainly divine. Without doubt the males make better cooks.

R.Ramachandra Rao

ADIKMET

Handle with ease

God has given all the qualities to men because they handlethings with ease. They have better understanding to select the taste of every food item. The Hotel industry is an example where the food festivals are arranged regularly due to best cooks managed by men only.

Mubashir Syed,

CHANCHALGUDA

Professional expertise counts

Cooking has always been considered the domain of women and hence men did not venture. However, with changing times, catering has assumed tremendous significance as a profession beginning to attract men in to this trade. Consequently preparing different dishes in addition to the traditional ones to cater to a cross-section of people occupied not only the centrestage but well received and appreciated by one and all.

Additionally, men have been the preferred choice as caterers at marriage parties and get-togethers, as they were found to be better exposed to preparation of a variety of tasty dishes. Men make better cooks due to their professional expertise and exposure.

K.R.Srinivasan

VITTALWADI

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