Who Makes A Better Cook? Men Or Women?

India
July 16, 2009 11:15pm CST
Women work in the kitchen. Men work in hotels. They both cook.The answer to the question as to who cooks better has been extensively debated. It is common to hear people prasing women for their skill at cooking. Women think they are born cooks, upon whom nature has bestowed the powers to perfect this art. Men are not behind either. Most hotels have male cooks and their creativity is no less than women.Are women better cooks than men?
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@srganesh (6348)
• India
17 Jul 09
Anybody who likes cooking can be a great cook despite the gender.But it is widely practiced that the girls have to learn it compulsorily.I think it started from the old age where men went for hunting and women cooked for them.But now times are changing,men too have to learn cooking as women have started to go for jobs.I like to conclude that a woman is a good cook at her kitchen and when it comes as a profession,man stands in the top.Cheers!
• India
17 Jul 09
Havent yu heard that dishes prepared by some tastes better? havent u also heard that home cooked food tastes better than hotel food? so there is truth in the saying that women are better cooks Thx for urresponse
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@kevchua (1004)
• Malaysia
17 Jul 09
It is rather unfair to say that men are good cooks "as a profession", which discreetly means they're not-so-good cooks at home. I personally believe that both are good cooks but perhaps the way they cook is different but both are able to come up with delicious dishes. If men are given the chance to tap their inner talent, I'm sure they'd be good cooks at home even without formal training in culinary arts. Women are also good in hotels and restaurants too. What I really don't understand is why there are more male cooks in hotels and restaurants than women, and I think this applies not only to my country but to other countries as well. Any comments?
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• India
17 Jul 09
My answer may not be perfect as to why most hotel cooks are men. It must have been owing to restrictions of culture and tradition. Women were traditonally not allowed to work outside, though things have changed since the last few years. yes both men and women can cook.But in terms of percentage, i think women beats men by a looooong way.Thx fr ur response
@ShibbyKid (279)
• United States
17 Jul 09
I would hate to admit it, but some of the best cooks are men. They rarely do it, but when they do cook, they make it worth while. Women cook too much, people can get bored with their normal food. I think more men should take up cooking. They spend more time and focus more on what they do when they cook. More than i can say for us women. We just get it over with and eat, ha ha.
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• India
17 Jul 09
Dont hate to admit, because what u said is right. U said only some and that meticulously sums up our discussion. Only some men are good, while most women are better cooks
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• United States
17 Jul 09
That is because women spend more time doing it. Ha ha.
@ruperi (139)
• India
18 Jul 09
Women dont concentrate in food making, while making food they think about something else, if they concentrate on food making then taste will be great.
@daliaj (5689)
• India
17 Jul 09
You can't come to a concusion that women or men is good at cooking. I think that most of the women can cook a kind of well, which many men can't do. There are lots of men in my country who can't even make a coffee. I think women are good cooks when there is small scale cooking, like cooking in kitchen. Men are good cooks when cooking in large scale. I have seen many good men cooks. My dad can't survive if my mom doesn't cook. He doesn't know to cook even the basic things. He can't cook rice, rasam, or samabar. Lol. Also, in my place, people think it is the work of women to cook and it is embarassing for me to get into kitchen. Thank god, my husband is a good cook and I encourage his cooking. Prakash, are you a good cook?
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• India
17 Jul 09
No I am a good eater. Ur right women are women when it comes to cooking. It is an art given to them by nature.I once remember an incident at home. I was alone at home with my brother in law. It was the first time i was preparing coffee with instant poweder. I prepared coffee, but to my surprise i didt find any residue at the bottom and i didnt needed to filter it. I thought it was my mistake. I told all others about this and they all had a hearty laugh. Thats when i knew that instant coffee powders dont leave residue. Now u know how expert i am at coffee making, leave alone cooking
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@daliaj (5689)
• India
17 Jul 09
Lol. That is a very good joke.
@ucue2008 (926)
• Malaysia
17 Jul 09
Depend on the places as if in the home kitchen, the woman is the one who always cooking because of the motherly nature, want to feed, and if in the hotel, where the job is really demanding, I think men are better because to work constantly and to cook a lot, I think man more suitable
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• India
17 Jul 09
Yes hotel food have a commercial intent, while home food are for personal consumption.So obviously quality will differ.But women do have that special gift of nature to cook delicious items. Men mostly are good eaters haha
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• United States
17 Jul 09
They both are good in their own special way of cooking.But there are some women and men that burn up water and things never taste good. Some people are just lazy and don't want to cook and when they do it those not taste so good. But I guess the only good food is when is made by someone that likes what they are doing and if they love cooking is taste even better. My husband those not cook regularly but when he those most of his food is really good but when he those it in a bad mud it takes relly bad.
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• India
17 Jul 09
There are men who relish food only prepared by women. Havent u heard wife's complaining that her hubby is a mama's boy? thx for ur response
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• Philippines
18 Jul 09
Men are great cook thank women in my opinion because men are always focus on their work and they cook very well than woman because woman are more picky when cooking. and many women today don't cook not like in early days.
• India
18 Jul 09
thx for ur comments
• United States
17 Jul 09
I think that everybody can be a best cook. The difference is the passion and love for cooking.
• India
18 Jul 09
Yes it can be learnt by all, but mastered by only a few. women have the natural flair for cooking.. thx
• Malaysia
17 Jul 09
I think as women are rising in the political and business field, there goes the same for men too, who have been trying out the field of culinary arts, early childhood education and nursing. Anyone can achieve success if they try, and I think men are very good in cooking too, as good as they can eat. I personally loves cooking but I have to admit mine is not as good as my mum's cooking.
• India
18 Jul 09
Sometimes circumstances too make men good cooks. Bachelors who live away from family are forced to learn cooking. But still i hold my veiw that women are better cooks thx
@ruperi (139)
• India
17 Jul 09
Male cook you can see in all 7 star hotel, then this question don't arise.
• India
18 Jul 09
Yes men do cook. But the question here is who cooks better, even slightly. Thx
@arkansos (546)
• India
17 Jul 09
well, its an art and there are both male and female artists. That's all I can say about that. OR that's all I really prefer to say, because I've known some of both: great men cooks and female cooks To side with one would be unfair. It all really depends on the person, ya knw
• India
18 Jul 09
Yes it is an art. Both men and women can take up any art. But havent u noticed one thing. Some art like dancing requires poise and grace, whiich i think women possess more than men. May be true with cooking too. thx
@Anandhh (389)
• India
17 Jul 09
cook - its hard to decide who's the best cook :)
[i]hi preethaanju:) [/i]Women are better cooks at home. Men are better cooks in restaurants and hotels. There are recipes best prepared by women and there are recipes best understood by men.I think that it mainly depends on person's abilities and experience. I think that Men and Women are equal in terms of cooking!!AND i think it depends on that who are more interested in this field, it could be a man and it could be a woman. happy mylotting :)
• India
17 Jul 09
Yes ur non commital and have choosen a middle path. Both men and women can cook, but i think women cook slightly better. Thx for ur response
• India
17 Jul 09
i think women cook better than men, in my case i love to eat food cooked by my mother it is very good food i also eat food made so women in the hotel i think women are the best cookers they have lot of experince in many way than a men can so i prefer the women are the best cookers in the world than the men
• India
17 Jul 09
Yes i too have the same opinion. Women are better. Thx for ur response
@brienn (826)
• Philippines
17 Jul 09
I think women are the ones who cooks better, because my wife cooks very well while I can't cook anything. And most women discover new bright ideas in cooking because they used to do it everyday.
• India
17 Jul 09
Yes, women are innovative. My mom is such an expert cook, that she can prepare dishes almost identical in taste by mere smell of our neighbours dish. This i think is next to impossible to men to imitate. Thx for ur answer
@ronnyb (6119)
• Jamaica
17 Jul 09
Well i have been tasting the cooking of women all my life I woul dhave to give them teh edge .It started with my mother ,granmother and sisters but I have ocassionally had the cooking of men and it i squite good but that may just be because i dont have their cooking often
• India
17 Jul 09
So u agree that men are not quite up to the mark. Women just pip them in the race. Thx for ur response
@kaguvkov (1041)
• Philippines
17 Jul 09
I would say it is men who are better cooks compare to women. Almost all of us eat in different restaurants and the one that cooks of that food we eat there are mostly male cook. Women do cook at home but many professionals right now are males who become cooks in many different establishment.
• India
17 Jul 09
U may be right and i respect ur views. But dont u think, a tinge of silken touch of a womens hands added to her inherent love to feed, will add a bit more taste to the dishes?
@candy2306 (577)
• India
17 Jul 09
Well..to tell the truth...it's men! Yup, their food is really great! Anyone here watch To Chef? Majority cooks are male! Means, good cook with marvelous taste...which open our taste buds...yummy! Compared to my brother and I, I must agree he is a better cook!
• India
17 Jul 09
I agree men, only some of them are good at cooking. But women are generally good at it. Their patience, and sensitivity to flavour and taste makes things out of their hands tastier.They have a better understanding of the ingredients, what, when and how much to use.Given anyday i would prefer a women prepared dish than men. Thx for ur response
@abruzzi10 (622)
• Latvia
17 Jul 09
Hey! Of course women!!! I really like when my mother cooks or my girlfriend. I think woman are more patient then men... because of that , food also is much better. Of course sometimes Men also makes great food, but it's not so often ! Have a nice day, mate!
• India
17 Jul 09
so do i. To add to the taste, women add a tinge of love to cooking. Thx for ur response
@rymebristol (1788)
• Philippines
17 Jul 09
common notion says that women cooks better than men like us. but as what i have seen in fine dine restaurants, there are some men who cooks great dishes so there are no actual difference or comparison for both gender. in our family both my mom and my dad cook delicious dishes, both of them have their own expertise of food viands. my dad cooks hot and spicy dishes while my mom cook good tomato based dishes.
• India
17 Jul 09
Yes women are better cooks. They hands and guile at cooking is unbeatable. Thx for ur answer
• India
17 Jul 09
actually i prefer to women that they can make cook better than men.. bcz men are little bit possesive in work so they i thnk not///
• India
17 Jul 09
Yes same here. I love women cooking for me.. Thx for ur reply
• Philippines
17 Jul 09
I am good in cooking. But I must admit I knw men who cooks well too. Both can cook well but I think those who do the cooking and spends most of the time in the kitchen can do it better..
• India
17 Jul 09
Blessed is the man who marries you. Iknow some men do cook well. But nature created you people better to be better cooks than men.