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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...

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...

The Essentials of Classic Italian Cooking
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 736

The Essentials of Classic Italian Cooking

Marcella Hazan is widely regarded as one of the greatest Italian cookery writers in the world and The Essentials of Classic Italian Cooking is her masterpiece, now reissued with a gorgeous new cover design. Aimed at cooks of every level, be they beginners of accomplished chefs, it is an accessible and comprehensive guide to authentic Italian cuisine and should find a place in the kitchen library of anyone who is passionate about good food. 'Has yet to be bettered ... my copy is splattered with gnocchi, tomato sauce, gravy and oil, but I wouldn't replace it for the world. It does what it says on the tin, and more.' Kate Colquhoun, ‘The Best 50 Cookbooks’, Independent ‘Brilliant’ Heston Blumenthal ‘There are dozens of Italian cookbooks on the market, but The Essentials Of Classic Italian Cooking is the only one you need to buy. No glossy photos; just 700 pages of wonderful recipes and instruction in basics such as bread-making. And all with the kind of detailed teaching left out of books that give more space to pictures than to text. A classic.’ Guardian ‘Truly indispensable’ – Nigel Slater

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

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

Cooking in Ancient Civilizations

Examines cooking as an integral part of Acient civilizations.

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.

Japanese Cooking
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 507

Japanese Cooking

For pre-readers: baby Moses endurance lessons the burning bush the exodus 10 commandments marching on not murmuring. Energetic enjoyable stories of a great Bible hero!

Prashad
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 240

Prashad

This book is a celebration of the best in Indian cooking. It is the author’s intention to introduce the foods of India through the culinary genius of some of the finest Chefs in the country. It is no secret that Indian Cuisine is “in” and the time ripe to introduce the “GrandOl’Men” and the “Whiz Kids” of the Indian kitchen: the present day Chefs, who are inventive and daring—ready to try out anything new and different. The result is a wonderful collection of recipes—old and new—from their respective repertories.

Joy of Cooking
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 128

Joy of Cooking

The best recipes for all the favorite types of pies are included in this comprehensive volume--all-American fruit, cream, chiffon and custard--plus cooking advice and tips from the experts responsible for Joy of Cooking. 150 full-color photos.

Cooking for Geeks
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 488

Cooking for Geeks

Why do we cook the way we do? Are you the innovative type, used to expressing your creativity instead of just following recipes? Do you want to learn to be a better cook or curious about the science behind what happens to food as it cooks? More than just a cookbook, Cooking for Geeks applies your curiosity to discovery, inspiration, and invention in the kitchen. Why do we bake some things at 350°F/175°C and others at 375°F/190°C? Why is medium-rare steak so popular? And just how quickly does a pizza cook if we overclock an oven to 1,000 F/540 C? Author and cooking geek Jeff Potter provides the answers to these questions and more, and offers his unique take on recipes -- from the sweet (a...