Introductory Foods

Hardcover | January 21, 2014

byBarbara Scheule, Marion Bennion

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A market-leading introduction to all things food.

 

Introductory Foods, 14e, is a market-leading introduction to the fundamental principles of food preparation and the many innovations and emerging trends in food science and technology. The text explores the “how’s and why’s” of food preparation and integrates food preparation, science, technology, safety, government regulation, and consumption trends while imparting an appreciation for the role food plays in human life, culture, and health.Chapters follow a scientific approach to examine ingredients and techniques used in food preparation. Introductory Foods is ideal for introductory courses in food preparation for students studying nutrition and dietetics, hospitality management, family and consumer science education, and culinary arts.

 

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  • Emphasis on current issues: Extensively updated content keeps students abreast of current issues and trends in the field.
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A market-leading introduction to all things food.   Introductory Foods, 14e, is a market-leading introduction to the fundamental principles of food preparation and the many innovations and emerging trends in food science and technology. The text explores the “how’s and why’s” of food preparation and integrates food preparation...

Format:HardcoverDimensions:648 pages, 10.9 × 8.7 × 1.1 inPublished:January 21, 2014Publisher:Pearson EducationLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0132739275

ISBN - 13:9780132739276

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Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION

Chapter 1 Food Choices and Sensory Characteristics

Chapter 2 Food Economics and Convenience

Chapter 3 Food Safety

Chapter 4 Food Regulations and Standards

 

PRINCIPLES OF COOKERY

Chapter 5 Back to Basics

Chapter 6 Heat Transfer in Cooking

Chapter 7 Microwave Cooking

Chapter 8 Seasonings, Flavorings, and Food Additives

Chapter 9 Food Composition 

Chapter 10 Fats, frying, and Emulsions

 

SWEETENERS, CRYSTALLIZATION, STARCH, AND CEREAL GRAINS

Chapter 11 Sweeteners and Sugar Cookery

Chapter 12 Frozen Desserts

Chapter 13 Starch

Chapter 14 Pasta and Cereal Grains

 

BAKERY PRODUCTS

Chapter 15 Batters and Doughs

Chapter 16 Quick Breads

Chapter 17 Yeast Breads

Chapter 18 Cakes and Cookies

Chapter 19 Pastry 

 

FRUITS, VEGETABLES, AND SALADS

Chapter 20 Vegetables and Vegetable Preparation

Chapter 21 Fruits and Fruit Preparation

Chapter 22 Salads and Gelatin Salads  

 

DAIRY PRODUCTS AND EGGS

Chapter 23 Milk and Milk Products

Chapter 24 Eggs and Egg Cookery  

 

MEAT, POULTRY, AND SEAFOOD

Chapter 25 Meat and Meat Cookery

Chapter 26 Poultry Chapter 27 Seafood 

 

BEVERAGES

Chapter 28 Beverages

 

FOOD PRESERVATION

Chapter 29 Food Preservation and Packaging

Chapter 30 Food Preservation by Freezing and Canning 

 

Appendix A Weights and Measures

Appendix B Temperature Control

Appendix C Nutritive Value of Selected Foods

Appendix D Glossary