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The food encyclopedia; over 8,000 ingredients, tools, techniques and people.


The food encyclopedia; over 8,000 ingredients, tools, techniques and people.

Rolland, Jacques L. and Carol Sherman.

Robert Rose


701 pages




A is not only for apple, it is for apple brandy, apple butter, apple green eggplant, and apple pie spice, as well as abalone, Arborio rice, asparagus cooker, Assam tea, autolyzed yeast, avocado leaf, and Athenaeus (Third Century Greek author of Deipnosophistai--The Learned Banquet) in this encyclopedia describing some 8,000 food ingredients, types of food, cooking techniques and equipment, and various other food and beverage related topics, including approximately 120 biographies. The alphabetical entries range from the briefest of definitions to more detailed discussion of such topics as the varieties of chili pepper to degrees of doneness. Distributed in the US by Firefly Books.

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