Presents fundamental cooking techniques while providing 171 recipes using basic staples and methods, covering everything from equipping a kitchen and stocking a pantry to making food selections and performing essential cooking tasks.
From Cool Tools – "The Science of Good Cooking" ... this is a brilliant way to look at cooking, with 50 principles, well illustrated, that demystify the process. How does the way you cut an onion affect its flavor? What exactly are the differences between baking powder and baking soda? Amazing and useful information! Offered at Amazon for $24.