Culinary Artistry

Culinary Artistry
Author: Andrew Dornenburg,Karen Page
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 448
Release: 1996-11-04
ISBN: 0471287857
Category: Cooking
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Culinary Artistry Book Excerpt:

"In Culinary Artistry...Dornenburg and Page provide food and flavor pairings as a kind of steppingstone for the recipe-dependent cook...Their hope is that once you know the scales, you will be able to compose a symphony." --Molly O'Neil in The New York Times Magazine. For anyone who believes in the potential for artistry in the realm of food, Culinary Artistry is a must-read. This is the first book to examine the creative process of culinary composition as it explores the intersection of food, imagination, and taste. Through interviews with more than 30 of America's leading chefsa including Rick Bayless, Daniel Boulud, Gray Kunz, Jean-Louis Palladin, Jeremiah Tower, and Alice Watersa the authors reveal what defines "culinary artists," how and where they find their inspiration, and how they translate that vision to the plate. Through recipes and reminiscences, chefs discuss how they select and pair ingredients, and how flavors are combined into dishes, dishes into menus, and menus into bodies of work that eventually comprise their cuisines.

Culinary Art and Anthropology

Culinary Art and Anthropology
Author: Joy Adapon
Publsiher: Berg
Total Pages: 192
Release: 2008-08-01
ISBN: 184788606X
Category: Social Science
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Culinary Art and Anthropology Book Excerpt:

Culinary Art and Anthropology is an anthropological study of food. It focuses on taste and flavour using an original interpretation of Alfred Gell's theory of the 'art nexus'. Grounded in ethnography, it explores the notion of cooking as an embodied skill and artistic practice. The integral role and concept of 'flavour' in everyday life is examined among cottage industry barbacoa makers in Milpa Alta, an outer district of Mexico City. Women's work and local festive occasions are examined against a background of material on professional chefs who reproduce 'traditional' Mexican cooking in restaurant settings. Including recipes to allow readers to practise the art of Mexican cooking, Culinary Art and Anthropology offers a sensual, theoretically sophisticated model for understanding food anthropologically. It will appeal to social scientists, food lovers, and those interested in the growing fields of food studies and the anthropology of the senses.

The Flavor Bible

The Flavor Bible
Author: Karen Page,Andrew Dornenburg
Publsiher: Hachette UK
Total Pages: 392
Release: 2008-09-16
ISBN: 0316039845
Category: Cooking
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Flavor Bible Book Excerpt:

Winner of the 2009 James Beard Book Award for Best Book: Reference and Scholarship A groundbreaking guide to modern flavor pairings that will revolutionize the way you cook. Great cooking goes beyond following a recipe -- it's knowing how to season ingredients to coax the greatest possible flavor from them. Drawing on dozens of leading chefs' combined experience in top restaurants across the country, Karen Page and Andrew Dornenburg present the definitive guide to creating "deliciousness" in any dish. Thousands of ingredient entries, organized alphabetically and cross-referenced, provide a treasure trove of spectacular flavor combinations. Readers will learn to work more intuitively and effectively with ingredients; experiment with temperature and texture; excite the nose and palate with herbs, spices, and other seasonings; and balance the sensual, emotional, and spiritual elements of an extraordinary meal. Seasoned with tips, anecdotes, and signature dishes from America's most imaginative chefs, The Flavor Bible is an essentialreference for every kitchen.

Administrative Decisions Under Employer Sanctions Unfair Immigration related Employment Practices Laws

Administrative Decisions Under Employer Sanctions   Unfair Immigration related Employment Practices Laws
Author: United States. Department of Justice
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 135
Release: 1988
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Alien labor
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Administrative Decisions Under Employer Sanctions Unfair Immigration related Employment Practices Laws Book Excerpt:

Food Masculinities and Home

Food  Masculinities  and Home
Author: Michelle Szabo,Shelley Koch
Publsiher: Bloomsbury Publishing
Total Pages: 280
Release: 2017-05-18
ISBN: 1474262341
Category: Social Science
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Food Masculinities and Home Book Excerpt:

Long-held associations between women, home, food, and cooking are beginning to unravel as, in a growing number of households, men are taking on food and cooking responsibilities. At the same time, men's public foodwork continues to gain attention in the media and popular culture. The first of its kind, Food, Masculinities and Home focuses specifically on food in relation to how homemaking practices shape masculine identities and transform meanings of 'home'. The international, multidisciplinary contributors explore questions including how food practices shape masculinity and notions of home, and vice versa; the extent to which this gender shift challenges existing gender hierarchies; and how masculinities are being reshaped by the growing presence of men in kitchens and food-focused spaces. With ever-growing interest in both food and gender studies, this is a must-read for students and researchers in food studies, gender studies, cultural studies, sociology, geography, anthropology, and related fields.

Culinary Nutrition

Culinary Nutrition
Author: Jacqueline B. Marcus
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 660
Release: 2013-04-15
ISBN: 0123918839
Category: Technology & Engineering
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Culinary Nutrition Book Excerpt:

Culinary Nutrition: The Science and Practice of Healthy Cooking is the first textbook specifically written to bridge the relationship between food science, nutrition and culinology as well as consumer choices for diet, health and enjoyment. The book uses a comprehensive format with real-life applications, recipes and color photographs of finished dishes to emphasize the necessity of sustainably deliverable, health-beneficial and taste-desirable products. With pedagogical elements to enhance and reinforce learning opportunities, this book explores what foods involve the optimum nutritional value for dietary needs, including specific dietary requirements and how foods are produced. It also considers alternative production methods, along with the impact of preparation on both the nutritional value of a food and its consumer acceptability. Other discussions focus on the basics of proteins, carbohydrates, and lipids, issues of diet and disease such as weight management, and food production and preparation. Laboratory-type, in-class activities are presented using limited materials and applications of complex concepts in real-life situations. This book will be a valuable resource for undergraduate students in culinary nutrition, nutrition science, food science and nutrition, and culinary arts courses. It will also appeal to professional chefs and food scientists as well as research chefs in product development. Gourmand World Cookbook Awards 2014: USA, Best Author or Chef for Professionals, Gourmand International Global Food Industry Awards 2014: Special Mention in Communicating Science-Related Knowledge to Consumers Aimed at Improving their Lifestyle, International Union of Food Science and Technology (IUFoST) Explores the connections among the technical sciences of nutrition, food science and the culinary arts as well as consumer choices for diet, health and enjoyment Presents laboratory-type, in-class activities using limited materials and real-life applications of complex concepts Includes photographs and recipes to enhance learning experience

Making Modern Meals

Making Modern Meals
Author: Amy B. Trubek
Publsiher: Univ of California Press
Total Pages: 292
Release: 2017-10-24
ISBN: 0520289226
Category: Cooking
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Making Modern Meals Book Excerpt:

Home cooking is crucial to our lives, but today we no longer identify it as an obligatory everyday chore. By looking closely at the stories and practices of contemporary American home cooks--witnessing them in the kitchen and at the table--Amy B. Trubek reveals our episodic but also engaged relationship to making meals. Making Modern Meals explores the state of American cooking over the past century and across all its varied practices, whether cooking is considered a chore, a craft, or a creative process. Trubek challenges current assumptions about who cooks, who doesn't, and what this means for culture, cuisine, and health. She locates, identifies, and discusses the myriad ways Americans cook in the modern age, and in doing so, argues that changes in making our meals--from shopping to cooking to dining--have created new cooks, new cooking categories, and new culinary challenges.

Culinary Nostalgia

Culinary Nostalgia
Author: Mark Swislocki
Publsiher: Stanford University Press
Total Pages: 304
Release: 2009-01-01
ISBN: 0804760128
Category: History
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Culinary Nostalgia Book Excerpt:

This book argues that regional food culture is intrinsic to how Chinese connect to the past, live in the present, and imagine their future. It focuses on Shanghai?a food lover's paradise?and identifies the importance of regional food culture at pivotal moments in the city's history, and in Chinese history more generally.

Devouring Japan

Devouring Japan
Author: Nancy K. Stalker
Publsiher: Oxford University Press
Total Pages: 304
Release: 2018-03-26
ISBN: 0190240423
Category: History
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Devouring Japan Book Excerpt:

In recent years Japan's cuisine, or washoku, has been eclipsing that of France as the world's most desirable food. UNESCO recognized washoku as an intangible cultural treasure in 2013 and Tokyo boasts more Michelin-starred restaurants than Paris and New York combined. International enthusiasm for Japanese food is not limited to haute cuisine; it also encompasses comfort foods like ramen, which has reached cult status in the U.S. and many world capitals. Together with anime, pop music, fashion, and cute goods, cuisine is part of the "Cool Japan" brand that promotes the country as a new kind of cultural superpower. This collection of essays offers original insights into many different aspects of Japanese culinary history and practice, from the evolution and characteristics of particular foodstuffs to their representation in literature and film, to the role of foods in individual, regional, and national identity. It features contributions by both noted Japan specialists and experts in food history. The authors collectively pose the question "what is washoku?" What culinary values are imposed or implied by this term? Which elements of Japanese cuisine are most visible in the global gourmet landscape and why? Essays from a variety of disciplinary perspectives interrogate how foodways have come to represent aspects of a "unique" Japanese identity and are infused with official and unofficial ideologies. They reveal how Japanese culinary values and choices, past and present, reflect beliefs about gender, class, and race; how they are represented in mass media; and how they are interpreted by state and non-state actors, at home and abroad. They examine the thoughts, actions, and motives of those who produce, consume, promote, and represent Japanese foods.

Cooking to the Image

Cooking to the Image
Author: Elaine Sikorski
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 192
Release: 2012-11-06
ISBN: 1118075978
Category: Cooking
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Cooking to the Image Book Excerpt:

Plating exposes a chef's deepest beliefs about what food is, and how food should be. This book provides the prerequisites to cultivating a professional viewpoint, to investigate these deeper meanings, by considering the different ways a chef looks at food. The goal of the text is to provide a map of how a chef creates a plate of food by considering common questions such as: Where in the menu is this food item to be placed? And how will it be served? Structured as a design process, this book outlines how personal creativity and professional traditions fuse to create successful plated presentations of food.

Culinary Nationalism in Asia

Culinary Nationalism in Asia
Author: Michelle T. King
Publsiher: Bloomsbury Publishing
Total Pages: 304
Release: 2019-07-11
ISBN: 1350078697
Category: Social Science
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Culinary Nationalism in Asia Book Excerpt:

With culinary nationalism defined as a process in flux, as opposed to the limited concept of national cuisine, the contributors of this book call for explicit critical comparisons of cases of culinary nationalism among Asian regions, with the intention of recognizing patterns of modern culinary development. As a result, the formation of modern cuisine is revealed to be a process that takes place around the world, in different forms and periods, and not exclusive to current Eurocentric models. Key themes include the historical legacies of imperialism/colonialism, nationalism, the Cold War, and global capitalism in Asian cuisines; internal culinary boundaries between genders, ethnicities, social classes, religious groups, and perceived traditions/modernities; and global contexts of Asian cuisines as both nationalist and internationalist enterprises, and "Asia" itself as a vibrant culinary imaginary. The book, which includes a foreword from Krishnendu Ray and an afterword from James L. Watson, sets out a fresh agenda for thinking about future food studies scholarship.

Essentials of Professional Cooking

Essentials of Professional Cooking
Author: Wayne Gisslen
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 592
Release: 2015-03-23
ISBN: 1118998707
Category: Cooking
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Essentials of Professional Cooking Book Excerpt:

Essentials of Professional Cooking, Second Edition, focuses on fundamental cooking procedures and techniques, functions of ingredients, and desired results to empower the reader with the keen understanding necessary to prepare virtually any dish to perfection—without relying solely on a recipe. Specially constructed to meet the on-the-job demands of food-service managers, the streamlined approach of Essentials of Professional Cooking, Second Edition, extends the benefits of this material to students and professionals in hospitality management and food-service management.

Professional Cooking College Version

Professional Cooking  College Version
Author: Wayne Gisslen
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 1120
Release: 2010-01-19
ISBN: 0470197528
Category: Cooking
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Professional Cooking College Version Book Excerpt:

This is the best-selling undergraduate food preparation textbook in the marketplace. It has a long standing reputation for being comprehensive, yet easy for students to understand and follow. Wayne Gisslen's reputation for being able to simply, yet comprehensively, communicate information to beginning chefs is unsurpassed. Professional Cooking, Seventh Edition includes videos that will help further illustrate the correct techniques in the kitchen. On top of that there are over 100 new recipes, some with particular emphasis on international cooking. Enhanced visual program includes over 220 new color photos, including plated dishes, procedures, and products. Approximately 100 new recipes have been added, for a total of 650 recipes plus another 600 variations. More focus on international recipes and variations. Enhanced topical coverage on such things as: food science, molecular gastronomy, international recipes, and culinary maths. Chapter 10, Understanding Meats, now includes all information on meat fabrication in one convenient place. Up-to-date nutrition guidelines. Thoroughly revised and enhanced CulinarE-Companion Recipe Management software contains all recipes from the book – and 90 bonus recipes. The software is available through download with the registration code in the back of the book.

Encyclopedia of Creativity

Encyclopedia of Creativity
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 1384
Release: 2011-05-20
ISBN: 0123750385
Category: Psychology
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Encyclopedia of Creativity Book Excerpt:

The first edition of the successful Encyclopedia of Creativity served to establish the study of creativity is a field in itself. Now completely updated and revised in its second edition, coverage encompasses the definition of creativity, the development and expression of creativity across the lifespan, the environmental conditions that encourage or discourage creativity, creativity within specific disciplines like music, dance, film, art, literature, etc., the relationship of creativity and mental health, intelligence, and learning styles, and the process of being creative. This reference also appeals to a lay audience with articles specifically on the application of creativity to business settings. Available online via ScienceDirect and in limited print release. Named a 2012 Outstanding Academic Title by the American Library Association's Choice publication Serves as a compendium of reviews of a number of domain-specific areas, such as acting, dance, expressive arts, film, food, music, religion, science, sports, theater, and writing. Creativity and education are examined in articles about thought processes, such as developmental trends in creative abilities and potentials, the enhancement of creativity, intelligence, knowledge, play, prodigies, programs and courses, talent and teaching creativity. Cognitive aspects of creativity can be investigated in articles about altered and transitional states, analogies, attention, cognitive style, divergent thinking, flow and optimal experience, metacognition, metaphors, problem-finding, problem-solving, and remote associates. Covers business and organizational creativity in articles about advertising with art, creative visuals, business/management, creativity coaching, creativity exercises, entrepreneurship, group dynamics, innovation, leadership, organizational culture, organizational development, teams, and training, among others. Explicitly examines the complex interrelationship between society and creativity in articles about awards, conformity and conventionality, the creative sector and class of society, cultural diversity, the dark side of creativity, East vs. West, networking, social psychology, war, zeitgeist, and others. Personal and interpersonal creativity is discussed in articles relating to collaboration, family, life stages, mentors, networking, personal creativity and self-actualization. Focuses on scientific information about creativity, there are also articles that discuss brain and neuropsychology, concepts of creativity, definitions of creativity, expertise, longitudinal studies, researching art, artists and art audiences, research methods, phenomenology research and qualitative research. Online version contains an additional 26 biographies of famously creative people

Techniques of Healthy Cooking

Techniques of Healthy Cooking
Author: The Culinary Institute of America (CIA)
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 576
Release: 2013-02-04
ISBN: 0470635436
Category: Cooking
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Techniques of Healthy Cooking Book Excerpt:

The authoritative guide to healthy cooking in the modern professional kitchen In today's health-conscious culinary environment, diners expect much more than just delicious food. They expect nutritious, well-balanced meals made with wholesome ingredients. Chefs in every sector of the food industry, whether at fine dining establishments or cafeteria kitchens, should be prepared to address those concerns with a variety of healthier dining options. This updated new edition of Techniques of Healthy Cooking includes the latest dietary guidelines and healthy cooking techniques. It also covers a wide range of health- and environment-related topics of concern to today's diners, such as organic ingredients, local sourcing, farm-to-fork initiatives, and much more. All recipes here have been revised to include more whole ingredients, sustainable foods, and a wide range of substitution options. This new edition features nearly 500 recipes for virtually any meal or occasion, including 150 all-new recipes for this edition More than 150 full-color photographs of ingredients, techniques, and plated dishes are included in this new edition The Culinary Institute of America explores the latest on topics such as locally sourced food, farm-to-fork initiatives, and food safety Learn how to create dishes for vegan, vegetarian, gluten-free, and lactose-free diners With the latest information and a huge variety of recipes, Techniques of Healthy Cooking is the perfect source for exciting, flavorful, and healthful food.

Creative Cookies

Creative Cookies
Author: Toba Garrett
Publsiher: Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.
Total Pages: 144
Release: 2005-02
ISBN: 9781402722523
Category: Cooking
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Creative Cookies Book Excerpt:

A feast for the eyes as well as the palate, this collection from media favorite Toba Garrett is available again. "The mouth-watering photos are enough to send you running to the store for baking equipment and ingredients...[these are] gorgeous works of art. A wealth of photographs and illustrations ensures that even novices will have success with their cookie-making marathons."--New York Daily News "Marvelous book...Superb photography shows the excellence of Ms. Garrett's work...A must for the cookie aficionado."--American Cake Decoration Toba Garrett--master baker, critically lauded author, and recent guest on Emeril Live--has devised cookies so delectable and exquisitely decorated that home chefs will be searching for occasions to make more. The simple recipes range from gingerbread to shortbread, from sugar cookies to chocolate. But what really makes these extra special are Garrett's clever techniques for turning the cookies into works of art that delight the eye as much as they please the palate. There are ruffled bibs in soft pastel hues for a baby shower, a white chocolate rose with eight petals, and a 3D bride and groom for wedding and anniversary celebrations. Anyone can create these effects with confidence thanks to the author's clarity and creativity. .

In the Hands of a Chef

In the Hands of a Chef
Author: Culinary Institute of America
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 170
Release: 2007-12-26
ISBN: 0470080264
Category: Cooking
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

In the Hands of a Chef Book Excerpt:

The experts from The Culinary Institute of America furnish an essential reference for aspiring cooks that identifies and describes essential kitchen tools, equipment, and gadgets, accompanied by thorough guidelines on how to use them effectively, with helpful advice from real-world chefs on how to select, properly use, and care for knives and other items. Original.

Table Lands

Table Lands
Author: Kara K. Keeling,Scott T. Pollard
Publsiher: Univ. Press of Mississippi
Total Pages: 230
Release: 2020-06-15
ISBN: 1496828380
Category: Literary Criticism
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Table Lands Book Excerpt:

Food is a signifier of power for both adults and children, a sign of both inclusion and exclusion and of conformity and resistance. Many academic disciplines—from sociology to literary studies—have studied food and its function as a complex social discourse, and the wide variety of approaches to the topic provides multidisciplinary frames for understanding the construction and uses of food in all types of media, including children’s literature. Table Lands: Food in Children’s Literature is a survey of food’s function in children’s texts, showing how the sociocultural contexts of food reveal children’s agency. Authors Kara K. Keeling and Scott T. Pollard examine texts that vary from historical to contemporary, noncanonical to classics, and Anglo-American to multicultural traditions, including a variety of genres, formats, and audiences: realism, fantasy, cookbooks, picture books, chapter books, YA novels, and film. Table Lands offers a unified approach to studying food in a wide variety of texts for children. Spanning nearly 150 years of children’s literature, Keeling and Pollard’s analysis covers a selection of texts that show the omnipresence of food in children’s literature and culture and how they vary in representations of race, region, and class, due to the impact of these issues on food. Furthermore, they include not only classic children’s books, such as Winnie-the-Pooh, but recent award-winning multicultural novels as well as cookbooks and even one film, Pixar’s Ratatouille.

Taking the Heat

Taking the Heat
Author: Deborah A. Harris,Patti Giuffre
Publsiher: Rutgers University Press
Total Pages: 246
Release: 2015-05-20
ISBN: 0813571278
Category: Business & Economics
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Taking the Heat Book Excerpt:

A number of recent books, magazines, and television programs have emerged that promise to take viewers inside the exciting world of professional chefs. While media suggest that the occupation is undergoing a transformation, one thing remains clear: being a chef is a decidedly male-dominated job. Over the past six years, the prestigious James Beard Foundation has presented 84 awards for excellence as a chef, but only 19 were given to women. Likewise, Food and Wine magazine has recognized the talent of 110 chefs on its annual “Best New Chef” list since 2000, and to date, only 16 women have been included. How is it that women—the gender most associated with cooking—have lagged behind men in this occupation? Taking the Heat examines how the world of professional chefs is gendered, what conditions have led to this gender segregation, and how women chefs feel about their work in relation to men. Tracing the historical evolution of the profession and analyzing over two thousand examples of chef profiles and restaurant reviews, as well as in-depth interviews with thirty-three women chefs, Deborah A. Harris and Patti Giuffre reveal a great irony between the present realities of the culinary profession and the traditional, cultural associations of cooking and gender. Since occupations filled with women are often culturally and economically devalued, male members exclude women to enhance the job’s legitimacy. For women chefs, these professional obstacles and other challenges, such as how to balance work and family, ultimately push some of the women out of the career. Although female chefs may be outsiders in many professional kitchens, the participants in Taking the Heat recount advantages that women chefs offer their workplaces and strengths that Harris and Giuffre argue can help offer women chefs—and women in other male-dominated occupations—opportunities for greater representation within their fields. Click here to access the Taking the Heat teaching guide (http://rutgerspress.rutgers.edu/pages/teaching_guide_for_taking_the_heat.aspx).

Persian Cooking

Persian Cooking
Author: Nesta Ramazani
Publsiher: Ibex Publishers
Total Pages: 400
Release: 2014-09-01
ISBN: 1588140873
Category: Cooking
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Persian Cooking Book Excerpt:

Persian Cooking is the original English language Persian cookbook. For forty years, her Persian Cooking has been a staple in kitchens of those who enjoy the cooking of Iran. This fortieth anniversary edition is revised and updated to take into account, present tastes, the better availability of ingredients and modern cooking tools.