Food Fundamentals

Food Fundamentals

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This clear, concise text helps students develop a strong basic understanding of food preparation and science within the context of societal concerns related to health and food safety. Essential for all students majoring in food science, dietetics, and nutrition; the book's knowledge base enables students to function effectively in their future more

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  • Paperback | 576 pages
  • 200.7 x 259.1 x 27.9mm | 907.2g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • English
  • 8th edition
  • Illustrations (some col.)
  • 0130394866
  • 9780130394866

Table of contents

(NOTE: Each chapter concludes with Summary, Study Questions, Into the Web, and Selected References.) SECTION I - TODAY'S FOOD SCENE. 1. Our Daily Bread. 2. Food Safety. SECTION II - FOOD PREPARATION. 3. Factors in Food Preparation. 4. Vegetables. 5. Fruits. 6. Salads and Salad Dressings. 7. Fats and Oils. 8. Carbohydrates: Sugar Cookery. 9. Carbohydrates: Starches and Cereal Cookery. 10. Proteins: Milk and Cheese. 11. Proteins: Meats, Poultry, and Fish. 12. Eggs. 13. Leavening Agents. 14. Basics of Batters and Doughs. 15. Breads - Quick and Yeast. 16. Cakes, Cookies, and Pastries. 17. Beverages. 18. Preserving Food. SECTION III - FOOD IN THE CONTEXT OF LIFE. 19. Nutrition and Food.20. Menu Planning and Meal Preparation.21. Meal Service and Hospitality. Appendix A. Measuring and Metrics.Appendix B. Some Food Additives.Appendix C. more

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