What Einstein Told His Cook: Kitchen Science Explained

by Robert L. Wolke

Hardcover, 2002


Call number

Food Science -- WOL

Call number

Food Science -- WOL


W. W. Norton & Company (2002), Edition: 1, Hardcover, 320 pages


Why is red meat red? How do they decaffeinate coffee? Do you wish you understood the science of food but don't want to plow through dry, technical books? In What Einstein Told His Cook, University of Pittsburgh chemistry professor emeritus and award-winning Washington Post food columnist Robert L. Wolke provides reliable and witty explanations for your most burning food questions, while debunking misconceptions and helping you interpret confusing advertising and labeling. A finalist for both the James Beard Foundation and IACP Awards for best food reference, What Einstein Told His Cook engages cooks and chemists alike.


Physical description

320 p.; 9.3 inches

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