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Understanding Food : Principles and Preparation

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Edition:
3rd
ISBN13:

9780495107453

ISBN10:
049510745X
Format:
Hardcover
Pub. Date:
4/3/2007
Publisher(s):
Wadsworth Publishing
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Summary

UNDERSTANDING FOOD, Third Edition is your introductory guide to learning about foods, food preparation, food service, and food science. This text is a launch to prepare you for a variety of careers in the food industry. Highly researched and comprehensive in coverage, UNDERSTANDING FOOD thoroughly explores the science of food through core material on food selection and evaluation, food safety and food chemistry. The many aspects of food service are covered including meal planning, basic food preparation, equipment, food preservation and government regulations. The final sections of the text supply food preparation, classification, composition, selection, purchasing and food storage information for a range of traditional food items. A rich illustration and photo program and unique pedagogical features help to make the information easily understandable and interesting? and something worth holding on to!

Table of Contents

Food Science and Nutrition
Food Selection and Evaluation
Chemistry of Food Composition
Food Service
Food Safety
Food Preparation Basics
Meal Management
Food Items
Meat/Poultry/Fish/Dairy & Eggs (Protein)
Meat
Poultry
Fish and Shellfish
Milk
Cheese
Eggs
Vegetables, Fruits, Soups & Salads (Phytochemicals)
Vegetables
Fruits
Soups and Salads
Cereals/flour/breads (complex carbohydrate)
Cereal Grains and Pastas
Flours and Flour Mixtures
Starches and Sauces
Quick Breads
Yeast Breads
Desserts (Refined Carbohydrates & Fat) & Beverages (Water)
Sweeteners
Fats and Oils
Cakes and Cookies
Pies and Pastries
Candy
Frozen Desserts
Beverages
Beverages
Food Industry
Food Preservation
Government Food Regulations
Food Careers
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