On Food And Cooking: The Science And Lore Of The Kitchen

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ISBN : 9780684800011
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On Food And Cooking: The Science And Lore Of The Kitchen

On Food And Cooking: The Science And Lore Of The Kitchen

A kitchen classic for nearly 35 years. Hailed byTime magazine as "a minor masterpiece" when it first appeared in 1984,On Food and Cooking is the bible to which food lovers and professional chefs worldwide turn for an understanding of where our foods come from, what exactly they're made of, and how cooking transforms them into something new and delicious.For its twentieth anniversary, Harold McGee prepared a new, fully revised and updated edition ofOn Food and Cooking. He has rewritten the text almost completely, expanded it by two-thirds, and commissioned more than 100 new illustrations. As compulsively readable and engaging as ever, the newOn Food and Cooking provides countless eye-opening insights into food, its preparation, and its enjoyment.On Food and Cooking pioneered the translation of technical food science into cook-friendly kitchen science and helped birth the inventive culinary movement known as "molecular gastronomy." Though other books have been written about kitchen science,On Food and Cooking remains unmatched in the accuracy, clarity, and thoroughness of its explanations, and the intriguing way in which it blends science with the historical evolution of foods and cooking techniques.Among the major themes addressed throughout the new edition are:

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