The Book of Food

The Book of Food

By Frances Bissell

Original Publisher
Henry Holt
Date of publication
1994
ISBN
0805030069

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Frances Bissell presents a compendium of ingredients from around the globe, giving practical information, advice on technique, and context for each. Including an encyclopedic amount of information on ingredients—from dried legumes to mustards to fourteen types of sugar—Bissell offers a truly international perspective on the pure, fresh elements of a dish that will make your home-cooked meals satisfying and enjoyable to prepare.