This unique, exceptionally comprehensive dictionary of the culinary arts defines approximately 20,000 terms" (including " foreign terms" from "all" the world's cuisines, not just European). The entries are drawn from such varied categories as: foods, international foods, prepared dishes, preparation and cooking methods, tools and equipment, food chemistry, beers, spirits, and wines, hospitality and restaurant management, nutrition, food safety and sanitation, chef biographies, food history, and gastronomy. Measurement and conversion charts, phonetic pronunciations, cross-references, and origins and usage designations will be useful to professional or amateur chefs--or anyone who simply enjoys food.
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Sarah R. Labensky is Director of the Culinary Arts Institute at Mississippi University for Women. She is co-author of Applied Math for Food Service (Prentice Hall 1998), On Baking: A Textbook of Baking and Pastry Fundamentals, and On Cooking, Second Edition (Prentice Hall 1998). She is active in the International Association of Culinary Professionals, and a member of The James Beard Foundation, Women Chefs & Restaurateurs and Les Dames d'Escoffier.
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