The Penguin Companion to Food

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Penguin Books, 2002 - Cookery - 1072 pages
This is an entertaining celebration of food in all its forms, written by a food expert, and with contributions from specialists across the globe. It contains information on just about every foodstuff and on a multitude of dishes, from angel food cake to zabaglione; devotes over 120 entries to national and regional cusines past and present, including Roman diets and white-trash food; and explores such miscellaneous topics as culinary terms and cookery writers.

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the editorial review above has the whole concept covered quite accurately. this is the encyclopedia of food: individual ingredients, techniques on cooking them, what different cultures have done with ... Read full review

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A great reference book to have, when you are looking up some relatively obscure plant or ingredient. Read full review

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