Summary: In a light, anecdotal, but highly informative style, seasoned cooking writers reveal the unexpected and always practical science of the kitchen. Covered are such subjects as the amazing alchemy of granules and powders, the astonishing egg, the effects on food of different cooking methods, the biology and psychology of flavor, the remarkable chemistry of doughs, spices, and much, much more. Amusing anecdotes, sidebars and illustrations en-liven the text. Throughout, t ...show morehere are "cook's queries," quick tips, and even recipes that will delight anyone interested in becoming a more knowledgable cook. ...show lessEdition/Copyright: 98
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