The New Food Lover’s Companion

The New Food Lover's Companion Author Ron Herbst
ISBN-10 1438001630
ISBN-13 9781438001630
Year 2013-09-01
Pages 928
Language English
Publisher Barron’s Educational Series
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The fifth edition of this widely praised and highly esteemed reference guide has been updated with new information to reflect the way we eat in todays world The authors have taken into account our healthier lifestyles and more diverse palates to include Over 500 new listings including Korean Persian and South American additionsUpdated information for hundreds of existing entriesA blood alcohol concentration chart for men and womenAn extensive breakdown of food labels and nutritional factsDepartment of Agriculture recommendations for a 2 000 calorie per day food planAmong the myriad foods and culinary subjects defined and explained are cooking tools and techniques meat cuts breads pastas and literally everything else related to good food and enjoyable dining Handy appendices cover many topics including suggestions for substituting recipe ingredients a microwave oven conversion chart recommended safe cooking temperatures for meats and fish and much more The New Food Lovers Companion is a reference guidenot a cookbookbut it includes hundreds of cooking tips plus an extensive bibliography of recommended cookbooks More than 7200 entries plus line art are included in this seminal work