Food Encyclopedia Book & Dictionary, History of Foods and Cooking
The most comprehensive and authoritative food encyclopedia book is available at World Book. The Food Encyclopedia has 8,000 entries, with cross-reference on foods, wines, beverages, cooking methods and techniques, and biographies of prominent people. It is the most comprehensive food reference in the marketplace today, featuring 500 stunning illustrations and photographs alongside its extensive coverage.
Cooking and food can be a wondrous adventure, especially with a thorough understand of the history and origins of food, a grasp of the cultures and environments involved, and an appreciation for those over the years who have played key roles in its development. The Food Encyclopedia is a beautiful, hardcover book containing 8,000 entries, with cross-references on foods, wines, beverages, cooking methods and techniques, and biographies of prominent people featuring more than 50 stunning illustration and photographs. This food encyclopedia book will take your explore the history of food, cooking techniques, nutritions, and cultures. Becoming more familiar with words and terms, and finding out the history behind a food or ingredient, ensures a well-prepared dish and adds to your pleasure of serving it. For any cook, this authoritative and fascinating food encyclopedia book is an outstanding reference and cookbook companion.
" This book has been organized with two main objectives in mind. Firstly, we encourage browsing. Culinary Literature can be very entertaining, and we hope we've opened the door to an enjoyable journey through the world of food. This food encyclopedia book should be a good read and fun to browse through. Secondly, we've worked hard to make this an excellent reference book, the first you'll turn to when you have a question about food. The answer to specific questions are easy to find and wherever possbile will open the door to further exploration. "
-- Food Encyclopedia
Author Information about The Food Encyclopedia Book:
Jacques Rolland, IACP Cookbook Award–winning food editor Carol Sherman
Carol Sherman with other contributors
Reviews & Awards of The Food Encyclopedia:
Selected as one of the 'Best of Reference 2007' by the New York Public Library. (New York Public Library (nypl.org) 2007)
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The Food Encyclopedia Book is recommended by World Book for your family reference collection. World Book Recommends is a program designed to further enhance knowledge on certain topics. Each product vetted by World Book has been recommended not only because of its capability for further exploration in certain areas, but the opportunity for these products to be enjoyed by parents with their children. We highly recommend this Food Encyclopedia Book!
(Available for shipment in the U.S. only)