The New Food Lover's Companion

The New Food Lover's Companion

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Baker & Taylor
Over seven thousand alphabetical entries provide information on all aspects of cooking and dining, including cooking techniques and tools, ingredients, wines, and meat cuts.

Barron's Educational Publishing
The fifth edition of this widely praised and highly esteemed reference guide has been updated with new information to reflect the way we eat in todayâ??s world. The authors have taken into account our healthier lifestyles and more diverse palates to include:

  • Over 500 new listings, including Korean, Persian, and South American additions
  • Updated information for hundreds of existing entries
  • A blood alcohol concentration chart for men and women
  • An extensive breakdown of food labels and nutritional facts
  • Department of Agriculture recommendations for a 2,000 calorie per day food plan

    Among the myriad foods and culinary subjects defined and explained are cooking tools and techniques, meat cuts, breads, pastas, and literally everything else related to good food and enjoyable dining. Handy appendices cover many topics including suggestions for substituting recipe ingredients, a microwave oven conversion chart, recommended safe cooking temperatures for meats and fish, and much more.

    The New Food Loverâ??s Companion is a reference guideâ??not a cookbookâ??but it includes hundreds of cooking tips plus an extensive bibliography of recommended cookbooks. More than 7200 entries plus line art are included in this seminal work.
    This classic food â??bibleâ? includes more than 7,200 A-to-Z entries describing foods, cooking techniques, herbs, spices, desserts, wines, and the ingredients for pleasurable dining.

  • Publisher: Hauppage, New York :, Barron's Educational Series, Inc.,, [2013]
    Edition: Fifth edition
    ISBN: 9781438001630
    1438001630
    Characteristics: x, 916 pages : illustrations ; 18 cm

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