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On Food and Cooking
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 896

On Food and Cooking

Harold McGee's On Food and Cooking is a kitchen classic. Hailed by Time 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. Now, for its twentieth anniversary, Harold McGee has prepared a new, fully revised and updated edition of On 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 new On Food and Cooking...

Cooked
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 480

Cooked

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2013-04-23
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  • Publisher: Penguin

**Now a docu-series streaming on Netflix, starring Pollan as he explores how cooking transforms food and shapes our world. Oscar-winning filmmaker Alex Gibney exectuve produces the four-part series based on Pollan's book, and each episode will focus on a different natural element: fire, water, air, and earth. ** In Cooked, Michael Pollan explores the previously uncharted territory of his own kitchen. Here, he discovers the enduring power of the four classical elements—fire, water, air, and earth—to transform the stuff of nature into delicious things to eat and drink. Apprenticing himself to a succession of culinary masters, Pollan learns how to grill with fire, cook with liquid, bake bre...

Cooking in Ancient Civilizations
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 224

Cooking in Ancient Civilizations

Examines cooking as an integral part of Acient civilizations.

Mastering the Art of French Cooking
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 684

Mastering the Art of French Cooking

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2011-10-05
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  • Publisher: Knopf

For over fifty years, New York Times bestseller Mastering the Art of French Cooking has been the definitive book on the subject for American readers. Featuring 524 delicious recipes, in its pages home cooks will find something for everyone, from seasoned experts to beginners who love good food and long to reproduce the savory delights of French cuisine, from historic Gallic masterpieces to the seemingly artless perfection of a dish of spring-green peas. Here Julia Child, Simone Beck, and Louisette Bertholle break down the classic foods of France into a logical sequence of themes and variations rather than presenting an endless and diffuse catalogue of dishes. Throughout, the focus is on key recipes that form the backbone of French cookery and lend themselves to an infinite number of elaborations—bound to increase anyone’s culinary repertoire. With over 100 instructive illustrations to guide readers every step of the way, Mastering the Art of French Cooking deserves a place of honor in every kitchen in America.

Joy of Cooking
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 915

Joy of Cooking

Detailed information on foods and cooking techniques accompany fundamental recipes for hors d'oeuvres, soups, salads, main dishes, side dishes, breads, pies, cookies, candies, and desserts

Food Preparation and Cooking
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 442

Food Preparation and Cooking

This book provides students with the best teaching programme for NVQ Catering and Hospitality in food preparation and cooking. Building on the proven success of the previous edition, it details the cookery units involved

Food and Cooking in Victorian England
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 201

Food and Cooking in Victorian England

Provides a history of food and cooking in Victorian England, explaining how recipes reflected their writers' socioeconomic status, detailing the evolution of breakfast and lunch, and tracing the snob appeal of foods with French names.

Cooking, Cuisine and Class
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 253

Cooking, Cuisine and Class

The preparation, serving and eating of food are common features of all human societies, and have been the focus of study for numerous anthropologists - from Sir James Frazer onwards - from a variety of theoretical and empirical perspectives. It is in the context of this previous anthropological work that Jack Goody sets his own observations on cooking in West Africa. He criticises those approaches which overlook the comparative historical dimension of culinary, and other, cultural differences that emerge in class societies, both of which elements he particularly emphasises in this book. The central question that Professor Goody addresses here is why a differentiated 'haute cuisine' has not e...

Financial Shenanigans
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 332

Financial Shenanigans

Corporate financial reports. They re oftentimes the only place investors can turn for information about a business s overall health. But with major financial scandals popping up in greater numbers (and with more inevitably on the way), the time has never been better for a newly-revised edition of the classic guide to the games accountants play. The first two editions of Financial Shenanigans contained a wealth of information on how businesses play it fast and loose with earnings reports. And now the 3rd Edition builds on this strong foundation, broadening its focus to include global markets and arming us with all-new information on how to detect shenanigans in cash flow statements; EBITBDA, same-store sales, capitalization reports and corporate communications; and other sources. Other indispensable resources include: The latest information on other problem areas, including pension accounting, financial instruments, and off-the-balance-sheet entities Key sections on financial institutions Tips, tricks, and checklists to help you research businesses before you invest in them

The Cooking Book
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 544

The Cooking Book

The ultimate bible for today's busy cook; a cookbook and your portable shopping list all in one. This is the cookbook that really understands what you need in the kitchen, answering all your culinary questions. From what should the finished dish look like and can I prepare it ahead, to what to do with leftovers. From steamed toffee pudding to roasting the perfect chicken over 1,000 mouth-watering recipes, thousands of easy-to-follow photographs, and superb step-by-step guidance will teach you how to get great home-cooking on the table without fuss. With the additional Pocket Shopping Book listing every recipes ingredients, perfect for dropping in your handbag so you'll never need to write a shopping list again.