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Ever Wondered About Food? free pdf Chef Paul Merrett combines the delights of cookery with quirky facts, social history and science. Ever Wondered about Cheese? Was cheese really discovered accidentally by a nomad travelling across the desert with a saddle pack full of milk? Paul looks at how processed cheese revolutionised the lunchbox, asks why port goes with stilton and shows us an Italian twist on the cheese fondue. Ever Wondered about Seafood? Casanova is said to have eaten 50 oysters a day, but are they really an aphrodisiac? In the kitchen, Paul Merrett reveals what chemical reactions happen to prawns when they change from grey to pink when cooked, and shows us how to cook fantastic 'unchewy' calamari and a classic Moules Marinere. Ever Wondered about Eggs? The world tucks into nearly two billion eggs every day. Paul discovers how to make powdered eggs palatable, why the Lion brand saved the British egg and the truth behind the salmonella food scares. In the kitchen he makes Eggs Benedict, souffles and Eggy Bread. Ever Wondered about Potatoes? One story has it that the crisp was invented in 1853 by a disgruntled chef reacting to a diner who complained that his potato chips weren't thin enough. In the kitchen, Paul makes twice-fried chips with garlic mayo, potato pancakes and the perfect mash. Ever Wondered about Chicken? We find out just how nutritious chicken soup really is and why it's a fast food favourite. In the kitchen, Paul Merrett shows how understanding science and a good red wine can produce a great Coq Au Vin, cooks the perfect Roast Chicken, and reveals the secret bit of chicken that all chefs love to eat. Ever Wondered about Mushrooms? The Aztecs saw mushrooms as the food of the gods and but the Romans used them for poisoning. "Ever Wondered" reveals how unusual Japanese mushrooms are being cultivated in Britain today. DVD Region 2 - will only play on Region 2 or multi-region DVD players.

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Author : Open University Course Team
Publisher : Open University Worldwide
Data Published : 01 January 2005
ISBN : 0749221380
EAN : 9780749221386
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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