The Chef's Companion: A Culinary Dictionary (Google eBook)
The indispensable guide to over 5,000 culinary terms
Even the most international chef sometimes needs help with today's wildly diverse cooking terminology. Now, there's an updated and revised edition of Elizabeth Riely's The Chef's Companion, which professional chefs and aspiring cooks everywhere can turn to when they need quick access to concise and reliable definitions, pronunciations, correct spelling, accepted usage, and origins of culinary terms. This invaluable guide covers all the terms that chefs might use with customers and kitchen staff-in areas such as cooking techniques, food preparation, herbs and spices, varieties of food, wine, and equipment for the professional kitchen. Over 900 new terms have been added to this edition to provide expanded coverage of areas such as wine, pastry, and ethnic cuisines. The Chef's Companion: no kitchen is complete without it.
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Great bookUser Review - Overstock.com
A nice book to reference all cooking terms. I highly recommend.
Review: The Chef's Companion: A Culinary DictionaryUser Review - Samantha - Goodreads
I find this book both helpful as a reference book but also as an easy dip in and out sort of book. Its the sort of book that I like to read a page of before I turn out the light and pass out! I particularly like the pronunciation part - useful for us plebs! Read full review