More Details about Understanding Food Principles And Preparation 4th Edition

General Information  
Author(s)Brown A
PublisherCengage Learning
Edition4th Edition
ISBN9780538734981
Pages704
BindingHardbound
LanguageEnglish
Publish YearJune 2010

Description

UNDERSTANDING FOOD: PRINCIPLES AND PREPARATION is a best-selling food fundamentals text ideal for an undergraduate course that covers the basic elements of food preparation, food service, and food science. It is contemporary and comprehensive in coverage and introduces students to the variety of aspects associated with food preparation. UNDERSTANDING FOOD: PRINCIPLES AND PREPARATION, Fourth Edition, thoroughly explores the science of food through core material on food selection and evaluation, food safety, and food chemistry. The various aspects of food service are covered: meal planning, basic food preparation, equipment, food preservation, and government regulations. The final sections of the text cover food preparation, classification, composition, selection, purchasing, and storage information for a range of traditional food items. A rich illustration and photo program and unique pedagogical features make the information easily understandable and interesting to students.