Kitchen Mysteries: Revealing the Science of Cooking

Kitchen Mysteries: Revealing the Science of Cooking

by Herve This
     
 

International celebrity and co-founder of molecular gastronomy Hervé This answers such fundamental questions as what causes vegetables to change color when cooked and how to keep a soufflé from falling. Sharing the empirical principles chefs have valued for generations, he shows how to adapt recipes to available ingredients and how to modify proposed

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International celebrity and co-founder of molecular gastronomy Hervé This answers such fundamental questions as what causes vegetables to change color when cooked and how to keep a soufflé from falling. Sharing the empirical principles chefs have valued for generations, he shows how to adapt recipes to available ingredients and how to modify proposed methods to the utensils at hand. His revelations make difficult recipes easier and allow for even more creativity and experimentation in the kitchen.

Columbia University Press

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780231141703
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
Publication date:
11/08/2007
Series:
Arts and Traditions of the Table: Perspectives on Culinary History Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
232
Sales rank:
756,670
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 8.10(h) x 1.00(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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