Technology Enhances Cookbook Experience, but Aficionados Unlikely to Give Up Books

While eBooks have been exploding in popularity in recent years, scholars, chefs and those who just love to tool around in the kitchen say it’s not time to stick a fork in the physical cookbook just yet. “I’m a pretty messy cook, so having your computer on the counter is a recipe for disaster,” said Ian Mosby, who is preparing to teach a University of Guelph course that encompasses the history of the cookbook.

“If I’m going to pay money to own something, I would rather have the physicality of the book. I’m more likely to read a physical cookbook

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