The New Food Lover's Companion

By Sharon Tyler Herbst and Ron Herbst

Original Publisher
Barron's Educational Series
Date of publication


This vast, all-encompassing reference guide of foods, culinary subjects, techniques, and other cooking terms has been a staple of many kitchen libraries for decades. Descriptions, advice, cultural context, and pronunciation guides are a few of the elements offered for each of the more than 7,000 entries in The New Food Lover’s Companion.

Recommended by

Dakota Weiss

Executive Chef and owner of Estrella

No chefs collection is complete without this book. No matter how many years you have been cooking I am certain that all chefs check this book out at least once a month...even if it is just to make sure that you are spelling a culinary word correctly...yes, guilty again.