The Science of CookingPDF

Understanding the Biology and Chemistry Behind Food and Cooking
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Written as a textbook with an online laboratory manual for students and adopting faculties, this work is intended for non-science majors / liberal studies science courses and will cover a range of scientific principles of food, cooking and the science of taste and smell. Chapters include: The Science of Food and Nutrition of Macromolecules; Science of Taste and Smell; Milk, Cream, and Ice Cream, Metabolism and Fermentation; Cheese, Yogurt, and Sour Cream; Browning; Fruits and Vegetables; Meat, Fish, and Eggs; Dough, Cakes, and Pastry; Chilies, Herbs, and Spices; Beer and Wine; and Chocolate, Candy and Other Treats. Each chapters begins with biological, chemical, and /or physical principles underlying food topics, and a discussion of what is happening at the molecular level. This unique approach is unique should be attractive to chemistry, biology or biochemistry departments looking for a new way to bring students into their classroom. There are no pre-requisites for the course and the work is appropriate for all college levels and majors.

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  • Age restriction: 0+
  • Date added to LitRes: 25 September 2018
  • Size: 551 pp.
  • ISBN: 9781119210320
  • Total size: 43 MB
  • Total number of pages: 551
  • Page size: 156 x 235 мм
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Copyright: John Wiley & Sons Limited
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