Introductory Foods

Introductory Foods


  • Release: 2014-01-14
  • Publisher: Pearson Higher Ed
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 896 page
  • ISBN: 9780133055832
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This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. 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. Teaching and Learning Experience This text will provide a better teaching and learning experience—for you and your students. It provides: A practical perspective: Chapters help students connect text material to the real world. Broad coverage for well-rounded understanding: Comprehensive coverage gives students the whole picture. Emphasis on current issues: Extensively updated content keeps students abreast of current issues and trends in the field. Student- and instructor-friendly resources. Numerous features facilitate both learning and teaching.

Introductory Foods

Introductory Foods


  • Release: 2004
  • Publisher:
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 878 page
  • ISBN: 0131911287
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Introductory Foods, in its twelfth edition, is designed for the college student just beginning to study food preparation and processing. It aims to give these students a basic understanding of fundamental principles, along with an appreciation for food and the many roles it plays in human life and culture. Recent developments in food safety and regulation, consumer consumption trends, and technological innovations in food processing are included. Throughout the text, photographs and drawings illustrate food preparation techniques and popular foods in contemporary society. in food science, have been added throughout the text. *More than 150 new illustrations, including many in color, have been included. *Feature boxes, distributed throughout the text, with themes of Multicultural Cuisines, Hot Topics, and Healthy Eating, offer students new perspectives on timely food-related issues and trends. Topics such as ethnic foods in America, genetic engineering, probiotics, and wholegrain foods are explored. *New information about the use of knives and other basic kitchen equipment has been added in the chapter called Back to Basics. *Chapters have been grouped into new categories to support the ordering of content used by many instructors. As in previous editions, chapters are cross-referenced throughout the text. *Chapter summaries and a key term list have been included for the first time in this edition. These features, along with the end of the chapter study questions, are designed to assist students in their review of the chapter.

Introductory Foods

Introductory Foods


  • Release: 2019-07-23
  • Publisher:
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 896 page
  • ISBN: 0134552768
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For courses in introductory foods, nutrition and dietetics, family and consumer education, and culinary arts management. A market-¿leading introduction to all things food Introductory Foods is an engaging practical survey of food science and our food supply for use in professional careers and in preparation for the Registration Exam for Dietitians (RD and RDN). Its scientific approach to examining the ingredients and techniques of food service makes it a well-rounded resource for food preparation labs. Enlivened with vibrant colors and photographs, the revised 15th edition dives deeper into food science and adds greater relevance for students through coverage of topics such as farm-to-table, commercial and processed foods, and vegan food products.