The Deluxe Food Lover's Companion
The Art of Enjoying Good Food and Elegant Dining
Alphabetically arranged entries define and describe--
More than 6,700 entries * Hundreds of illustrations
An expanded and enhanced version of the authoritative The New Food Lover's Companion, which was called "Essential for anyone who talks, eats or thinks about food" by Bev Bennett in the Chicago Sun-Times
Based on Barron's popular and authoritative The New Food Lover's Companion, this enlarged and enhanced new reference volume was written for discerning home chefs and everybody else who wants to become more knowledgeable about good food and elegant dining. Alphabetical entries describe foods of every kind as well as preparation methods, cooking utensils, serving suggestions, preserving and storing methods, and more. An exciting new feature is the 40 glossaries that have been created for entries which have many subtypes. For example, the Apple Glossary has entries for 27 different varieties of apple, and the Citrus Glossary has entries for 24 different types of citrus. Smaller glossaries are interspersed throughout the text and larger glossaries are presented at the back of the book. The Deluxe Food Lover's Companion is a reference volume--not a cookbook--but it includes hundreds of cooking tips and enlightens its readers on those many terms and preparation methods that too many ordinary cookbooks leave unexplained. If you relish good food and the best in dining The Deluxe Food Lover's Companion is a book you'll refer to time and time again.
Sharon Tyler Herbst, the award-winning author of many books on cooking and dining, was also a food and travel journalist, a media personality who made many appearances on national radio and television shows, a consultant and spokesperson for national food and beverage companies, and a past president of the International Association of Culinary Professionals. The New Food Lover's Companion is considered a seminal culinary reference work by the food industry.
Ron Herbst holds a degree in Hotel and Restaurant Management, and spent the better part of a decade working in various restaurants around the country. He is the co-author of four books with Sharon and is the primary author of the best-selling The New Wine Lover's Companion, which received rave reviews.
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FOOD LOVER'S GUIDEUser Review - karanasou - Overstock.com
This is my go to gift for anyone that enjoys cooking or learning about foods/prep, etc. Once you start reading you can't stop. This book is informative and has everything from A to Z that you would need to know relating to the kitchen and beyond. ... Read full review
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this is the best food reference book you can find a bit too nice for the kitchen, though Read full review