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What Einstein Told His Cook: Kitchen Science Explained

What Einstein Told His Cook: Kitchen Science Explained

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By (author) Robert L. Wolke

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  • Publisher: WW Norton & Co
  • Format: Paperback | 368 pages
  • Dimensions: 140mm x 206mm x 23mm | 295g
  • Publication date: 31 October 2008
  • Publication City/Country: New York
  • ISBN 10: 0393329429
  • ISBN 13: 9780393329421
  • Edition statement: Reprint
  • Illustrations note: black & white line drawings, charts
  • Sales rank: 30,001

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In "What Einstein Told His Cook", 'an American food columnist and chemistry professor manages to make the mysteries of food science funny and accessible' ("The Observer"). 'Perfect reading for the room that can't be mentioned on the food and drink pages' ("The Guardian"), "What Einstein Told His Cook" engages cooks and chemists alike in providing reliable and witty explanations for the most burning food questions, while debunking misconceptions and helping interpret confusing advertising and labelling.

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* Winner of the Gourmand World Cookbook Award, 2005.

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"an American food columnist and chemistry professor manages to make the mysteries of food science funny and accessible" (The Observer). "Perfect reading for the room that can't be mentioned on the food and drink pages" (The Guardian) "...a fascinating and humorous explanation of 130 kitchen mysteries and phenomena..." House and Garden "...a myth-busting compendium of scientific answers to culinary problems." Bee Wilson, New Statesman "A fascinating, accessible insight into the science of cookery." Waitrose Food Illustrated "an enjoyable second volume of scientific answers to culinary teasers. With recipes." (The Bookseller)."