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Title:
The chef's companion : a culinary dictionary
Author:
Riely, Elizabeth.
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Edition:
Third edition.
Publication Information:
Hoboken, N.J. : John Wiley & Sons, [2003]

©2003
Physical Description:
xii, 355 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780471398424
Format :
Book

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The indispensable guide to over 5,000 culinary terms

Even the most international chef sometimes needs help with today'swildly diverse cooking terminology. Now, there's an updated andrevised edition of Elizabeth Riely's The Chef's Companion, whichprofessional chefs and aspiring cooks everywhere can turn to whenthey need quick access to concise and reliable definitions,pronunciations, correct spelling, accepted usage, and origins ofculinary terms. This invaluable guide covers all the terms thatchefs might use with customers and kitchen staff-in areas such ascooking techniques, food preparation, herbs and spices, varietiesof food, wine, and equipment for the professional kitchen. Over 900new terms have been added to this edition to provide expandedcoverage of areas such as wine, pastry, and ethnic cuisines. TheChef's Companion: no kitchen is complete without it.


Author Notes

ELIZABETH RIELY is a journalist and food historian whose articleshave appeared in Bon Appétit, Gourmet , the BostonGlobe , and The New York Times . She is editor of the Radcliffe Culinary Times , the newsletter of the SchlessingerLibrary, a contributor to Gastronomica , and the author ofthe cookbook A Feast of Fruits .


Table of Contents

Asperge
Bacchus
Ch+vre
Decant.+crevisse
Fennel
Game
Haricot
Indian Pudding
Jardini_re, f la.Kale
Lettuce
Mushroom
Sauce Nantua
Oyster
Pain
Quail
Rice
Saucisse
Terrine
Ucc+llo
Vanilla
Watercress
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