On Cooking: A Textbook of Culinary Fundamentals

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On Cooking: A Textbook of Culinary Fundamentals

Format:  Hardcover,

1183 pages

Publisher: Prentice Hall

Publish Date: Jul 2012

ISBN-13: 9780133103199

ISBN-10: 0133103196

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Attractively designed and "extensively" illustrated with color photographs, line drawings, charts, and sidebars, this "contemporary" introduction to cooking and food preparation focuses on information that is relevant to today's aspiring chef. Comprehensive and well-written, it emphasizes an understanding of cooking fundamentals, explores the preparation of fresh ingredients, and provides information on other relevant topics, such as food history and food science. This introduction to cooking outlines professionalism, food safety and sanitation, nutrition, recipes and menus, tools and equipment, knife skills, kitchen staples, dairy products, principles of meat, fish and vegetable cookery, garde manger, baking, and presentation. Exciting, new features to this updated edition include:
  • Healthy Cooking chapter (Chapter 23) combines materials on basic nutrition (Chapter 3 in On Cooking, 4th edition), healthy cooking techniques and cooking for special diets such as vegetarian diets or allergic diets.
  • Over 250 new photographs emphasize procedural aspects of cooking. Virtually all recipes are now illustrated with photographs.
  • Updated concept changes to meet the Food Code revision (Chapter 20)
  • Fresh design, including over 300 new photographs and line drawings Content updates to reflect current trends in the Culinary Arts
This book is an excellent reference for Chefs, Restaurant Managers and others in the food service industry. 0133103196 / 9780133103199 On Cooking: A Textbook of Culinary Fundamentals Plus 2012 MyCulinaryLab with Pearson eText -- Access Card Package Package consists of: 013298914X / 9780132989145 2012 MyCulinaryLab with Pearson eText -- Access Card -- for On Cooking: A Textbook of Culinary Fundamentals 013715576X / 9780137155767 On Cooking: A Textbook of Culinary Fundamentals

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Publisher: Prentice Hall
Publish Date: Jul 2012
ISBN-13: 9780133103199
ISBN-10: 0133103196
Format: Hardcover
Number of Pages: 1183
Shipping Weight (in pounds): 7.15
Product in Inches (L x W x H): 9.25 x 11.0 x 1.75

Chapter outline

Professionalism
Professionalism
Food Safety and Sanitation
Menus and Recipes
Preparation
Tools and Equipment
Knife Skills
Flavors + Flavorings
Dairy Products
Mise en Place
Cooking
Principles of Cooking
Stocks and Sauces
Soups
Principles of Meat Cookery
Beef
Veal
Lamb
Pork
Poultry
Game
Fish + Shellfish
Eggs + Breakfast
Vegetables
Potatoes, Grains and Pasta
Healthy Cooking
Garde Manger
Salads and Salad Dressings
Fruits
Sandwiches
Charcuterie
Hors d'Oeuvre and Canaps
Baking
Principles of the Bakeshop
Quick Breads
Yeast Breads
Pies, Pastries and Cookies
Cakes and Frostings
Custards, Creams, Frozen Desserts + Sauces
Presentation
Plate Presentation
Buffet Presentation
Professional Organizations
Measurement and Conversion Charts
Fresh Produce Availability Chart
Bibliography and Recommended Reading
Glossary
Index

Book description

Attractively designed and extensively illustrated with color photographs, line drawings, charts, and sidebars, this contemporary introduction to cooking and food preparation focuses on information that is relevant to today's aspiring chef. Comprehensive and well-written, it emphasizes an understanding of cooking fundamentals, explores the preparation of fresh ingredients, and provides information on other relevant topics, such as food history and food science. This introduction to cooking outlines professionalism, food safety and sanitation, nutrition, recipes and menus, tools and equipment, knife skills, kitchen staples, dairy products, principles of meat, fish and vegetable cookery, garde manger, baking, and presentation. Exciting, new features to this updated edition include:

  • Healthy Cooking chapter (Chapter 23) combines materials on basic nutrition (Chapter 3 in On Cooking, 4th edition), healthy cooking techniques and cooking for special diets such as vegetarian diets or allergic diets.
  • Over 250 new photographs emphasize procedural aspects of cooking. Virtually all recipes are now illustrated with photographs.
  • Updated concept changes to meet the Food Code revision (Chapter 20)
  • Fresh design, including over 300 new photographs and line drawings Content updates to reflect current trends in the Culinary Arts

This book is an excellent reference for Chefs, Restaurant Managers and others in the food service industry.

0133103196 / 9780133103199 On Cooking: A Textbook of Culinary Fundamentals Plus 2012 MyCulinaryLab with Pearson eText -- Access Card Package

Package consists of:

013298914X / 9780132989145 2012 MyCulinaryLab with Pearson eText -- Access Card -- for On Cooking: A Textbook of Culinary Fundamentals

013715576X / 9780137155767 On Cooking: A Textbook of Culinary Fundamentals

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