Cooking is really a culinary art as it is so much more than just providing something to eat.
The combination of foods, the flavoring added, the amounts and cooking temperature, the interchange of color all play a role in making meals more appetizing.
There are wonderful books on the market that deal in this area, cook books with illustrated step by step guidelines, books with exquisite pictures of gourmet meals.
The enable an aspiring cook to reach the heights of a real pro in the area of presentation.
Apart from main meals there are cookbooks on desserts, cookbooks on cakes, tarts, soups, smoothies and other aspects of cooking.
In another field of cooking, there are books to guide the vegan, vegetarian, gluten intolerant and other particular and selective clients to be able to present equally appetizing, if not more appetizing meals for their particular palate!