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The curious cook

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Why do lettuces, avocados and basil leaves turn brown? - How do you keep tender meats from becoming tough by the end of the braise? - Is it preferable to clean mushrooms with a moist cloth instead of rinsing them? - Does hot water freeze faster than cool water? - How do you take the wind out of Jerusalem artichokes? The author muses on the fact that although many of us are eating better and more variously than ever before, we're also more anxious that our eating habits will do us in. Taking heart disease, cancer and Alzheimer's in turn, he gets at the facts underlying the current dietary controversies.

Glossy pictorial dustjacket. Top edges and spine are discoloured. Edges slightly worn. Blue cloth covered boards with gold text to spine. Shelf wear to top and bottom of spine and bottom edges of boards. Text block is clean and solid and free of annotation or marginalia.

Item details

PLU:
0
Author(s):
McGee, Harold
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
1992
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0004126637
ISBN-13:
9780004126630
Number of pages:
339
Publisher:
HarpurCollins

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Why do lettuces, avocados and basil leaves turn brown? - How do you keep tender meats from becoming tough by the end of the braise? - Is it preferable to clean mushrooms with a moist cloth instead of rinsing them? - Does hot water freeze faster than cool water? - How do you take the wind out of Jerusalem artichokes? The author muses on the fact that although many of us are eating better and more variously than ever before, we're also more anxious that our eating habits will do us in. Taking heart disease, cancer and Alzheimer's in turn, he gets at the facts underlying the current dietary controversies.

Glossy pictorial dustjacket. Top edges and spine are discoloured. Edges slightly worn. Blue cloth covered boards with gold text to spine. Shelf wear to top and bottom of spine and bottom edges of boards. Text block is clean and solid and free of annotation or marginalia.

PLU:
0
Author(s):
McGee, Harold
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
1992
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0004126637
ISBN-13:
9780004126630
Number of pages:
339
Publisher:
HarpurCollins

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