The New Food Lover's Companion: Comprehensive Definitions of Nearly 6,000 Food, Drink, and Culinary Terms

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Barron's Educational Series, Jan 1, 2001 - Cooking - 772 pages
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The new edition of one of America's best-selling culinary reference books is bigger and better than ever, with almost 6,000 listings on subjects related to food and drink. Hailed by Bon App(c)tit magazine as "one of the best reference books we've seen, a must for every cook's library," it's the ultimate kitchen tool. Here are answers to questions about cooking techniques, meat cuts, kitchen utensils, food, wine, cocktail terms, and much more. Readers will also find a completely revised and expanded appendix containing a pasta glossary, a pan substitution chart, consumer information contacts, ingredient equivalents and substitutions, and more. A million readers can't be wrong--and they've found previous editions of this book invaluable. For anybody who cooks--or who simply loves food--here's a terrific reference source and an outstanding cookbook supplement.

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A great reference book. - Goodreads
The definitive food and culinary term reference guide. - Goodreads
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A must for all Chefs

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Recommended in our cooking class. A basic guide book that every kitchen should have. A must for all Chefs! Read full review

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About the author (2001)

Sharon Tyler Herbst, an award-winning author of many books on cooking and dining, was also a food and travel journalistand a media personality who made many appearances on national radio and television shows. She was also a consultant and spokesperson for national food and beverage companies, and a past president of the International Association of Culinary Professionals.

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