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Webster's New World Dictionary of Culinary Arts (Trade Version)by Steven Labensky
Synopses & Reviews
This unique exceptionally comprehensive dictionary contains over 25,000 entries covering food identification, preparation and cooking methods, nutrition, sanitation, tools and equipment, wine, beer and spirits, cigars, international foods, food chemistry, historical and cultural terms, hospitality terms and prepared dishes.
Authoritative yet concise entries
Accurate use of capitalization and accent marks
Simple, alphabetical listing for all entries, including abbreviations
285 line drawings
Easy to read typeface and format
Phonetic pronunciation guides
Additionally, there are 14 appendices covering areas such as: metric conversions, measurement equivalents, commonly used international terms, sugar cooking temperatures, oversized wine bottles and more!
Book News Annotation:
New edition of a dictionary that contains about 25,000 entries covering food identification, preparation and cooking methods, nutrition, sanitation, tools and equipment, wine, beer and spirits, cigars, international foods, food chemistry, historical and cultural terms, hospitality terms and prepared dishes. The alphabetical listings include abbreviations, cross-references, 285 line drawings, pronunciation guides, and tables of metric conversions, measurement equivalents, sugar cooking temperatures, and other useful information.
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
Table of Contents
A Note from the Authors.
Common Equivalents in the U.S. System.
Precise Metric Equivalents.
Converting to Metric.
Converting from Metric.
Stages of Cooked Sugar.
Rounded Measures for Quick Reference.
Canned Good Sizes.
Oversized Wine Bottles.
Commonly Used International Terms.
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