On Food and Cooking
Score: 4
From 70 Ratings

On Food and Cooking


  • Author: Harold McGee
  • Release Date : 2007-03-20
  • Genre: Cookbooks, Food & Wine
  • File Size: 33269957 Bytes


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 provides countless eye-opening insights into food, its pre...

The Unofficial Harry Potter Cookbook

The Unofficial Harry Potter Cookbook


  • Author: Dinah Bucholz
  • Release Date : 2010-08-18
  • Genre: Cooking & Food
  • File Size: 1433148 Bytes


“A fun way to get kids interested in Harry Potter also interested in food.” —New York Magazine Conjure up feasts that rival the Great Hall’s, sweets fit for the Minister of Magic, snacks you’d find on the Hogwarts Express, and more! This bestselling unofficial Harry Potter cookbook is perfect for chefs of all ages, from new readers to longtime fans—no wands required!Bangers and mash with Harry, Ron, and Hermione in the Hogwarts dining hall.A proper cuppa tea and rock cakes in Hagrid's hut.Cauldron cakes and pumpkin juice on the Hogwarts Express.With this cookbook, dining a la Hogwarts is as easy as Banoffee Pie! With more than 150 easy-to-make recipes, tips, and techniques, you can indulge in spellbindingly delicious meals drawn straight ...

On Food and Cooking
Score: 4.5
From 51 Ratings

On Food and Cooking


  • Author : Harold McGee
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2007-03-20
  • Genre: Cooking
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1416556370


On Food and Cooking Book Description :

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 provides countless eye-opening insights into food, its prep...

McGee on Food   Cooking

McGee on Food Cooking


  • Author : Harold McGee
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2004
  • Genre: Cookery
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0340831499


McGee on Food Cooking Book Description :

A blend of chemistry, history and anecdote that renders the everyday miracles of the kitchen wondrous and fascinating, shedding light on questions that have puzzled generations of cooks....

International Dictionary of Food and Cooking

International Dictionary of Food and Cooking


  • Author : Charles Gordon Sinclair
  • Publisher : Taylor & Francis
  • Release Date : 1998
  • Genre: Reference
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1579580572


International Dictionary of Food and Cooking Book Description :

A comprehensive dictionary of over 24,000 entries covering all aspects of food and cooking and useful for any practicing chef, amateur enthusiast, gastronome, or student. Dictionary includes dishes and ingredients from over 35 different countries : covers ingredients, classical dishes, cooking processes and cooking implements....

Food and Language

Food and Language


  • Author : Richard Hosking
  • Publisher : Oxford Symposium
  • Release Date : 2010
  • Genre: Cooking
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781903018798


Food and Language Book Description :

Essays on food and language from the Proceedings of the Oxford Symposium on Food and Cooking 2009....

Keys to Good Cooking
Score: 3
From 3 Ratings

Keys to Good Cooking


  • Author : Harold McGee
  • Publisher : Appetite by Random House
  • Release Date : 2013-02-19
  • Genre: Cooking
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780449015995


Keys to Good Cooking Book Description :

A requisite countertop companion for all home chefs, Keys to Good Cooking distils the modern scientific understanding of cooking and translates it into immediately useful information. The book provides simple statements of fact and advice, along with brief explanations that help cooks understand why, and apply that understanding to other situations. Not a cookbook, Keys to Good Cooking is, simply put, a book about how to cook well. A work of astounding scholarship and originality, this is a concise and authoritative guide designed to help home cooks navigate the ever-expanding universe of recipes and ingredients and appliances, and arrive at the promised land of a satisfying dish....

Food and Cooking in Victorian England

Food and Cooking in Victorian England


  • Author : Andrea Broomfield
  • Publisher : Greenwood Publishing Group
  • Release Date : 2007
  • Genre: Cooking
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0275987086


Food and Cooking in Victorian England Book Description :

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....

Dictionary of Food

Dictionary of Food


  • Author : Charles Sinclair
  • Publisher : A&C Black
  • Release Date : 2009-01-01
  • Genre: Foreign Language Study
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781408102183


Dictionary of Food Book Description :

The Dictionary of Food is the indispensable companion for everyone who loves reading about food, or cooking it. We live in a globalised world, and our tastes in food have widened dramatically in recent years. The Dictionary of Food reflects this huge cultural shift. With concise descriptions of dishes, ingredients, equipment, and techniques, it brings the world's cuisines, familiar and less familiar, within our grasp. '... so interesting that it only stayed on my desk very briefly before it was taken away... invaluable in anyone's kitchen and particularly useful for professional chefs.' - Caroline Waldegrave, Leiths School of Food and Wine...

The Kitchen as Laboratory

The Kitchen as Laboratory


  • Author : César Vega
  • Publisher : Columbia University Press
  • Release Date : 2012-01-31
  • Genre: Cooking
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780231526920


The Kitchen as Laboratory Book Description :

“Provides good perspective on the scientific approach to cooking while reflecting the interests and passions of each essay’s author.”—Peter Barham, author of The Science of Cooking In this global collaboration of essays, chefs and scientists advance culinary knowledge by testing hypotheses rooted in the physical and chemical properties of food. Using traditional and cutting-edge tools, ingredients, and techniques, these pioneers create, and sometimes revamp, dishes that respond to specific desires and serve up an original encounter with gastronomic practice. From the seemingly mundane to the food fantastic—from grilled cheese sandwiches, pizzas, and soft-boiled eggs to Turkish ice cream, sugar glasses, and jellified beads—the essays in Th...

Curious Cook
Score: 3
From 2 Ratings

Curious Cook


  • Author : Harold McGee
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 1999-09-09
  • Genre:
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0246138785


Curious Cook Book Description :

Following on from the book On Food and Cooking, Harold McGee investigates the science of everyday cooking. The result is this book which applies a scientific method to his activities with pots and pans, examining many traditional practices and the biochemical nature of common foods....

On Food and Cooking
Score: 5
From 7 Ratings

On Food and Cooking


  • Author : Harold McGee
  • Publisher : Scribner
  • Release Date : 1984
  • Genre: Cooking
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : UOM:39015055355104


On Food and Cooking Book Description :

Discusses the history, lore, and science of dairy products, eggs, meat, vegetables, grains, breads, sauces, candy, wine, and beer...