Easy Culinary Science for Better Cooking: Recipes for Everyday Meals Made Easier, Faster and More Delicious (Paperback)Jessica Gavin (author)
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Publisher: Page Street Publishing Co.
Number of pages: 224
Weight: 723 g
Dimensions: 228 x 204 x 15 mm
"All cooking is appliedscience--understanding how cooking works will help you master new techniques andbecome a more confident cook. Easy Culinary Science for Better Cooking helpscurious home cooks navigate the basics of culinary science. Packed withapproachable recipes and time-saving tips, every meal will become anopportunity for readers to learn something new and apply it."
--NATHAN MYHRVOLD, leadauthor of Modernist Cuisine: The Art andScience ofCooking, Modernist Cuisine at Home, The Photography ofModernist Cuisineand Modernist Bread
"Science and technique are at the heartof all cooking, but when we focus so much on the science, we lose sight of themost important thing: how delicious the thing on the plate is. Easy CulinaryScience for Better Cooking balances these two sides perfectly."
--J. KENJI L PEZ-ALT, chefand author of The Food Lab: Better Home Cooking Through Science
"I can teach you how to season a steakand grill it to perfection. However, the science behind the browning anddistinctive flavor of the steak is what I cannot explain. Jessica Gavin doesthis brilliantly in Easy Culinary Science for Better Cooking."
--JEAN-GEORGES VONGERICHTEN, MichelinStar restaurateur and chef
"I've always said that the 'why' isjust as important as the 'how, ' and Easy Culinary Science for Better Cookingwill teach you both. Delicious recipes are just a bonus to the wealth ofknowledge you will receive."
--JET TILA, chef, media personality and author of 101 AsianDishes You Need to Cook Before You Die
"Is cooking an art or is it a science? Why can't it be both?! Jessica Gavin may not be Bill Nye, but I sense that she may be a much better cook. Sorry, Bill . . . "
--MARTIN YAN, celebrity chef and TV host of Yan Can Cook
"Jessica has found the perfect formula to capture the attention and imagination of the new generation of foodies who also like science and have good taste! I will use this book with my talks directed to our Culinology orientation at my institution."
--Dr. Rafael Jim nez-Flores DR. RAFAEL JIM NEZ, Professor and JT Parker Chair in Dairy Foods at The Ohio State University
"Easy Culinary Science for Better Cooking is like a mini culinary course in book form and is the perfect primer for today's new crop of home cooks! Jessica excellently demonstrates the intricate science involved in cooking, while remaining approachable and easy to read. With gorgeous photography and skillfully craf ted recipes, this book will be an interesting and tasty read for cooks of any level."
--BETH MONCEL, founder of BudgetBytes.com and Saveur Blog Award winner
"Easy Culinary Science for Better Cooking is full of delicious, foolproof recipes, beautiful photos and helpful cooking tips. Jessica's food science background shines through on every page!" --JACLYN BELL, founder of CookingClassy.com
"From the lovely stories and delicious recipes to the captivating science, Jessica will become your instant best friend and culinary companion in the kitchen!"
--SALLY MCKENNEY QUINN, author of Sally's Baking Addiction