Webster's New World Dictionary of Culinary Arts / Edition 2

Webster's New World Dictionary of Culinary Arts / Edition 2

by Steven Labensky, Gaye G. Ingram, Steven Labensky, Carolyn DuPaquier Sardinas
     
 

ISBN-10: 0130966223

ISBN-13: 9780130966223

Pub. Date: 03/16/2000

Publisher: Prentice Hall Professional Technical Reference

The most authoritative, complete glossary of the culinary arts: now includes over 25,000 entries!

  • Includes phonetic pronunciation guidance, nearly 300 line drawings, metric conversions, measurement equivalents, and much more.
  • Coverage includes food identification, preparation and cooking methods, nutrition, sanitation, equipment,

Overview

The most authoritative, complete glossary of the culinary arts: now includes over 25,000 entries!

  • Includes phonetic pronunciation guidance, nearly 300 line drawings, metric conversions, measurement equivalents, and much more.
  • Coverage includes food identification, preparation and cooking methods, nutrition, sanitation, equipment, wine, international foods, hospitality, nutrition, food chemistry, prepared dishes, and more.
  • Best-selling First Edition was a 1998 James Beard Foundation Award nominee.
This authoritative, exceptionally complete dictionary of the culinary arts will be an invaluable resource for every culinary professional. The first edition was honored as a 1998 James Beard Foundation Award Nominee; this new Second Edition includes 60% more entries, making it even more useful. This book contains over 25,000 entries covering food identification, preparation and cooking methods, nutrition, sanitation, tools and equipment, wine, beer and spirits, cigars, international foods, hospitality and restaurant management, food chemistry, prepared dishes, food history, gastronomy, and more. Designed for easy reading, the book is full of helpful line drawings, cross-references and phonetic pronunciation guidance. It includes handy tables of metric conversions, measurement equivalents, commonly used international terms, sugar cooking temperatures, oversized wine bottles, and more.

Sarah R. Labensky is Director of the Culinary Arts Institute at Mississippi University for Women. She is co-author of Applied Math for Food Service (Prentice Hall 1998), On Baking: A Textbook of Baking and PastryFundamentals, and On Cooking, Second Edition (Prentice Hall 1998). She is active in the International Association of Culinary Professionals, and a member of The James Beard Foundation, Women Chefs & Restaurateurs and Les Dames d'Escoffier.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780130966223
Publisher:
Prentice Hall Professional Technical Reference
Publication date:
03/16/2000
Edition description:
2ND
Pages:
522
Product dimensions:
8.04(w) x 10.07(h) x 0.96(d)

Table of Contents

A Note from the Authors v
Terms
1(514)
Appendices
Common Equivalents in the U.S. System
507(1)
Precise Metric Equivalents
508(1)
Temperature Equivalents
509(1)
Converting to Metric
510(1)
Converting from Metric
510(1)
Stages of Cooked Sugar
511(1)
Rounded Measures for Quick Reference
512(1)
Ladle Sizes
512(1)
Canned Good Sizes
513(1)
Conversion Guidelines
513(1)
Oven Temperatures
513(1)
Oversized Wine Bottles
514(1)
Cigar Sizes
514(1)
Commonly Used International Terms
515

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