Cooking and video games have more in common than you might think.
They both require a mix of mental and physical dexterity. It takes a lot of practice to get good at either. And champion gamers, like world-class chefs, have instinctual and improvisational talents that are hard for mere mortals to fathom.
Contrary to stereotype, video-game addicts don't just survive on Cheetos and Red Bull. We like a good meal, and we're willing to put down the joystick long enough to prepare one. And a few of the game industry's most prominent publishers are encouraging just that.