The New Food Lover's Companion

The New Food Lover's Companion

More Than 6,700 A-to-Z Entries Describe Foods, Cooking Techniques, Herbs, Spices, Desserts, Wines, and the Ingredients for Pleasurable Dining

eBook - 2007
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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
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Open this new fourth edition of The New Food Lover's Companion and you'll find more information about good food and dining than ever, including ingredients and methods for preparing many ethnic foods, as well as descriptions of exotic produce and other unusual ingredients. Among the standard subjects defined and explained are cooking tools and techniques, meat cuts, breads, pastas, and literally everything else related to good food and enjoyable dining. Appendices cover many topics, including suggestions for substituting recipe ingredients, a microwave oven conversion chart, and much more.The New Food Lover's Companion is a reference guide, not a cookbook, but it includes hundreds of cooking tips plus an extensive bibliography of recommended cookbooks.

Praise for previous editions
"The quintessential food reference book . . . a bible for anyone seriously interested in cooking."
Adventures in Dining
"Essential for anyone who talks, eats or thinks about food."
Bev Bennett, Chicago Sun-Times
The indispensable landmark volume that defines thousands of American and foreign culinary terms."
Paula Hamilton, Oakland Tribune
"Comprehensive, accurate, interesting, well-written, and inexpensive. . . it is rare that a reference book meets all of these criteria, butFood Lover's Companion does!"
"Booklist
"A wealth of information . . . a small culinary gem."
Pat Dailey, Chicago Tribune

The brand-new fourth edition of this widely praised reference guide has been updated with new information for everyone, including lovers of ethnic foods and health food aficionados. The authors have added many all-new entries on exotic produce and other unusual ingredients. An earlier edition of The New Food Lover's Companion was hailed by Bon Appetit magazine as "one of the best reference books we've seen, a must for every cook's library." This new edition has even more to offer! Among the myriad foods and culinary subjects defined and explained are cooking tools and techniques, meat cuts, breads, pastas, international foods, cheeses, eggs and omelets, herbs and spices, fruits and vegetables, candies and desserts, wines and cocktails, and literally everything else related to good food and enjoyable dining. Handy and helpful appendices cover a wide range of food-related topics. They include suggestions for substituting recipe ingredients, high-altitude baking adjustments, a microwave oven conversion chart, recommended safe cooking temperatures for various meats and fish, a guide to reading food package labels, seasoning suggestions to enhance favorite dishes, a food additives directory, and much more.The New Food Lover's Companion is a reference guide, not a cookbook, but it includes hundreds of cooking tips plus an extensive bibliography of recommended cookbooks and other food-related literature. Here in one volume is an invaluable companion for cooks and for everybody else who loves good food. More than 6,700 entries plus line art that shows retail cuts of lamb, pork, beef, and veal.

Publisher: Hauppage, N.Y. : Barron's Educational Series, Inc., c2007
Edition: 4th ed
ISBN: 0764181319 (electronic bk. : Adobe Reader)
9780764181313 (electronic bk. : Adobe Reader)
Branch Call Number: eBOOK 641.03 HER
Characteristics: x, 829 p. : ill. ; 18 cm
Additional Contributors: Herbst, Ron

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